Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
2.24x more megapixels (photo)
Slightly larger sensor
24 x 35.9 mm
23.9 x 36 mm
0.14% larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
A little lower noise at high ISO
0.47% lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
Plenty better image quality
6 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
280 g lighter
Better color depth
3.64% better color depth. The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
Has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Substantially wider dynamic range
9.16% wider dynamic range. The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
Significantly less body volume
1.58x less body volume
Has a built-in focus motor
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. With it built into the camera, you still have the function when using a lens without its own motor. This allows you to use a wider range of lenses.
15.22 mm narrower
Distinctly less shutter lag
0.17 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
34.60 mm shorter
Measurably less startup delay
0.18 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
A tad thinner
9 mm thinner
Has timelapse function
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Has a flash
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Has a HDMI output
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Distinctly newer USB version
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.