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 a7 III: 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.
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
6. 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
7. video recording (main camera)
The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
HTC Re: 65.5g
9. Has WiFi
The device can connect to WiFi.
37% have it
10. fastest shutter speed
A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
11. has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
49% have it
12. Has phase detection autofocus for photos
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
31% have it
13. 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
14. 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.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
24% have it
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
20. can be controlled remotely
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
45% have it
21. 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.
54% have it
22. has manual shutter speed
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
47% 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
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
25. shoots raw
A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
57% have it
Top 10 cameras
Sony Alpha a7 III
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Sony Alpha a6500
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM