The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.2 x 4.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
3. continuous shooting at high resolution
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
HTC Re: 65.5g
5. 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
6. video recording
720 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
7. pixel density
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
DxO One: 26.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
553 x 415px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
13. battery power
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
14. 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.
36% have it
15. screen size
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
16. 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.
73% have it
17. supports AVCHD format
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.
26% have it
18. has a flash
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
88% have it
19. has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
66% have it
20. has manual shutter speed
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
44% have it
21. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Nikon D800E: 2
22. optical zoom
The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
23. widest aperture
With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
Ricoh GR II: 1
24. maximum focal length
A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
Nikon D5: 400
26. exposure time
When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
27. minimum focal length
A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
28. has manual ISO
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
93% have it
29. USB version
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
30. has an accelerometer
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
92% have it
31. has manual white balance
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
96% have it
32. has USB mass storage support
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
98% have it
33. has a dedicated camera button
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
99% have it
34. has a rechargeable battery
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
98% have it
35. has an external memory slot
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.