The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.6 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
3. focus points
The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
4. continuous shooting at high resolution
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5. has a flip-out screen
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
27% have it
6. maximum light sensitivity
With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
7. longer battery life
CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
8. video recording
2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
HTC Re: 65.5g
10. Has WiFi
The device can connect to WiFi.
37% have it
11. fastest shutter speed
A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
12. has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
50% have it
13. Has phase detection autofocus for photos
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
31% have it
14. has AF tracking
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
25% have it
DxO One: 26.2mm
17. has a 24p cinema mode
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
26% have it
18. 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.
15% have it
19. higher resolution (screen)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.