The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
36 x 23.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
35.9 x 24mm
The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
4. continuous shooting at high resolution
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
HTC Re: 65.5g
6. image quality
A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
7. 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 D5: 3280000ISO
8. 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
9. color depth
The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
10. has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
48% have it
DxO One: 26.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
13. 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.
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
1.58x less body volume.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55: 65.29cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55: 13mm
16. battery power
5.26% more battery power.
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
17. 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.
12% have it
18. has a flash
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
88% have it
19. shutter lag
The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
Leica M Typ 240: 0.00025s
20. power up delay
It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
Nikon D70: 0.01s
21. has a HDMI output
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
61% have it
22. USB version
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.