The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.7mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
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 a6500: 425
4. continuous shooting at high resolution
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5. has a flip-out screen
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
25% have it
HTC Re: 65.5g
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. video recording
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
10. Has WiFi
The device can connect to WiFi.
33% have it
11. has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
48% have it
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 Alpha 7R: 544ppi
14. has a 24p cinema mode
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
25% have it
DxO One: 26.2mm
16. has a built-in HDR mode
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
26% have it
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
18. higher resolution (screen)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
480 x 800px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
22. battery power
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
23. 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.
46% have it
24. has a microphone in
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
23% have it
25. screen size
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
26. has GPS
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
14% have it
27. has a touch screen
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
22% have it
28. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
29% have it
29. Is a system camera
A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
43% have it
30. 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.
52% have it
31. has touch autofocus
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
18% have it
32. has an optical viewfinder
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.
29% have it
33. has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
66% have it
34. has manual shutter speed
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
44% have it
35. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.