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Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top 65%839 points
Top 65%
Top 9%2,199 points
Top 9%
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top specs and features

Nikon Coolpix S9500 vs Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM: 60 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

11.73% more megapixels (main camera).
18.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.2MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.5 x 15.6mm

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.
99
Canon EOS R: 5655
15

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
7fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
28% 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.
1600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
12800 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
230shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
1050shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

9. weight

474g lighter.
205g
HTC Re: 65.5g
679g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
39% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/1667s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

12. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
12% have it

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
50% have it

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
32% have it

15. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
46% have it

16. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
27% have it

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
26% have it

18. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
54% have it

19. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
66% have it

20. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
18% have it

21. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
48% have it

22. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
45% have it

23. volume

82.97% less body volume.
203.82cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
1196.83cm³

24. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
19% have it

25. 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.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
58% have it

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