86points

Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX

58points

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

94points

Sony Alpha a6500

Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
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Sony Alpha a6500
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Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX vs Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 vs Sony Alpha a6500

Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500
86
points
58
points
94
points

Why is Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX better than Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 & Sony Alpha a6500?

  • Fastest shutter speed
    1/8000svs0.0005,0.00025s
  • Has an optical viewfinder
  • Has timelapse function
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a silent focus motor built into the lens
  • Has focus motor
  • Front element doesn't rotate
  • Has rounded aperture blades

Why is Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 better than Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX & Sony Alpha a6500?

  • Weight
    283gvs675,453g
  • Volume
    182.08cm³vs1096.737,427.8924cm³
  • Has GPS
  • Thickness
    19.3mmvs76,53.3mm

Why is Sony Alpha a6500 better than Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX & Samsung Galaxy Camera 2?

  • Maximum light sensitivity
    51200 ISOvs25600,3200 ISO
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has sensor shift stabilization
  • Supports AVCHD format
  • Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
  • Width
    120mmvs135.5,132.5mm
  • Height
    66.9mmvs106.5,71.2mm
  • Supports a remote smartphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.has an optical viewfinder
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.

3.Has a built-in focus motor
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

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.

4.has a silent focus motor built into the lens
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

Lenses with built-in focus motor focus faster and more quietly than lenses without a focus motor which rely on the camera's body focus motor.

5.weight

675g

283g

453g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

6.Has a hot shoe
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Optics

1.sensor size

23.5 x 15.6mm

6.17 x 4.55mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.has AF tracking
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

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.

3.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

3200 ISO

51200 ISO

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

4.megapixels

24.71MP

16.3MP

24.2MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

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.

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

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.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

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.

3.Has timelapse function
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

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.

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.supports AVCHD format
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

6.has a 24p cinema mode
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.number of microphones

1

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nikon Coolpix B600

2

Battery

1. longer battery life

950shots

394shots

350shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.battery power

1900mAh

2000mAh

1100mAh

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

4.has a rechargeable battery
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.has an external memory slot
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

2.Has WiFi
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.can be controlled remotely
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.has an accelerometer
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

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.

6.Has dual card slots
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a6500

It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

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