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.
26% have it
HTC Re: 65.50g
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.
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
8. video recording
2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
9. 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
10. Has WiFi
The device can connect to WiFi.
35% 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. 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: 26.20mm
14. has a built-in HDR mode
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
25% have it
15. higher resolution (screen)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
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.
13% have it
21. has a touch screen
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
22% have it
22. Can create panoramas in-camera
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
35% have it
23. screen size
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
24. 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
25. 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.
30% have it
26. has touch autofocus
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
19% have it
27. 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.
53% have it
28. has a flash
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
87% have it
29. can be controlled remotely
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
44% have it
30. has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
65% have it
31. has manual shutter speed
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
45% have it
32. Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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.
20% have it
33. has a BSI sensor
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
19% have it
34. has NFC
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
11% have it
35. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.