Nikon Coolpix S9500Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top 66%854 points
Top 66%
Top 8%2,287 points
Top 8%
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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Top specs and features

Nikon Coolpix S9500 vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM: 62 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
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
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
10fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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.
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
330shots

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
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

9. weight

287g lighter.
205g
HTC Re: 65.5g
492g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
37% 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
11% 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 SLT-A55 + Sony 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
31% 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 SLT-A55 + Sony 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
26% have it

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
25% have it

18. width

31.7mm narrower.
60.3mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
92mm

19. volume

78.97% less body volume.
203.82cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
969.37cm³

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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
17% have it

21. height

14.3mm shorter.
110.1mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
124.4mm

22. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
35% have it

23. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
19% have it

24. thickness

54mm thinner.
30.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
84.7mm

25. 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 SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
54% have it

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