58points

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

96points

Sony Alpha a7 III

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
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Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 vs Sony Alpha a7 III

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III
58
points
96
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 better than Sony Alpha a7 III?

  • 367g lighter
    283gvs650g
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
  • 79.83% less body volume
    182.08cm³vs902.208cm³
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
  • Has GPS
  • Has a flash
  • 24.8mm shorter
    71.2mmvs96mm
  • 54.7mm thinner
    19.3mmvs74mm

Why is Sony Alpha a7 III better than Samsung Galaxy Camera 2?

  • 47.24% more megapixels (main camera)
    24MPvs16.3MP
  • 30.35x larger sensor
    35.8 x 23.8mmvs6.17 x 4.55mm
  • 8x higher maximum light sensitivity
    25600 ISOvs3200 ISO
  • 216shots longer battery life
    610shotsvs394shots
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • 75% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/8000svs0.0005s
  • Has AF tracking
  • Weather sealed

Top specs and features

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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

3.has an optical viewfinder
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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.

For example

Leica D-Lux 7

4.Has a built-in focus motor
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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.

For example

Canon EOS 200D

5.weight

283g

650g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

6.Has a hot shoe
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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

6.17 x 4.55mm

35.8 x 23.8mm

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
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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

3200 ISO

25600 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

16.3MP

24MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

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
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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.

For example

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.supports AVCHD format
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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

2.has a microphone in
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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

3.number of microphones

2

2

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

Best

Nikon Coolpix B600

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

6.Has a zoom microphone
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Battery

1. longer battery life

394shots

610shots

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
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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

3.battery power

2000mAh

2280mAh

Best

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

4360mAh

4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

Features

1.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.can be controlled remotely
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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

4.has an accelerometer
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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.

5.Has dual card slots
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

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.

6.has GPS
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
Sony Alpha a7 III

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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