CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
69% have it
16. shoots raw
A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
56% have it
17. has a serial shot mode
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
88% have it
18. Has a hot shoe
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
52% have it
19. has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
66% have it
20. has manual focus
This allows to manually set the focus.
61% have it
21. has manual ISO
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
93% have it
22. has an accelerometer
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
92% have it
23. has manual white balance
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
95% have it
24. has a dedicated camera button
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
99% have it
25. has a battery level indicator
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.