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
3. continuous shooting at high resolution
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
4. has a flip-out screen
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
27% have it
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.
CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
7. video recording
0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
8. Has WiFi
The device can connect to WiFi.
36% have it
9. has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
49% have it
10. 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
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
13. 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
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 timelapse function
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.
14% have it
19. 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
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. 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
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. 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
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. has a flash
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
87% have it
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