Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAMNikon Coolpix S9500
Top 9%2,242 points
Top 9%
Top 65%865 points
Top 65%
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
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Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM vs Nikon Coolpix S9500: 61 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

11.73% more megapixels (main camera).
16.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18.1MP

2. sensor size

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
6.17 x 4.55mm

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.
15
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
99

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
7.5fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
27% have it

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.
12800 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
1600 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
1050shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
230shots

8. 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
1080 x 30fps

9. weight

474g lighter.
679g
HTC Re: 65.5g
205g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
37% have it

11. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
11% have it

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/1667s

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
50% have it

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
31% have it

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
26% have it

16. 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.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
46% have it

17. width

43.7mm narrower.
104mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
60.3mm

18. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
25% have it

19. volume

82.97% less body volume.
1196.83cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
203.82cm³

20. height

26.9mm shorter.
137mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
110.1mm

21. thickness

53.3mm thinner.
84mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
30.7mm

22. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
17% have it

23. 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.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
35% have it

24. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
18% have it

25. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Sony A580 DSLR + DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Nikon Coolpix S9500
15% have it

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