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 38mm
HTC Re: 65.5g
4. 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
5. video recording
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
6. Has WiFi
The device can connect to WiFi.
33% have it
7. fastest shutter speed
A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
DxO One: 26.2mm
9. 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
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
13. 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
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 a touch screen
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
22% have it
17. 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
18. has touch autofocus
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
18% have it
19. has a flash
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
88% have it
20. has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
66% have it
21. has manual shutter speed
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
44% have it
22. 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.
20% have it
23. 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
24. 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
25. has a CMOS sensor
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
67% have it
26. has a serial shot mode
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
88% have it
27. 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
29. has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
63% have it
30. 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
31. has manual ISO
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
93% have it
32. USB version
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
33. 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
34. 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.