The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
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 a9: 693
4. 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
6. 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.
CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
8. video recording
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
9. has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
49% have it
DxO One: 26.2mm
11. higher resolution (screen)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
12. has a built-in HDR mode
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
26% have it
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
15. 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
16. screen size
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
17. has a touch screen
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
23% have it
18. has GPS
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
15% have it
19. 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
20. 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
21. 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.
45% have it
22. 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.
25% have it
23. has a flash
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
87% have it
24. 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
25. more viewfinder coverage
With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III: 100%
Top 10 cameras
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Sony Alpha a6500
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM