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
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.
Sony Alpha a9: 693
4. continuous shooting at high resolution
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
HTC Re: 65.5g
7. 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
8. 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.
CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
10. video recording
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
11. color depth
The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
12. fastest shutter speed
A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
13. pixel density
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
DxO One: 26.2mm
15. higher resolution (screen)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
16. 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
17. has a built-in HDR mode
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
26% have it
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px
22. screen size
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
23. has AF tracking
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.
72% have it
24. 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.
14% have it
25. 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.
18% have it
Top 10 cameras
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Sony Alpha a6500
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM