The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
35.8 x 23.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.9 x 36mm
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
The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
6. has a flip-out screen
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
27% have it
7. 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
8. image quality
A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
HTC Re: 65.5g
10. 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
11. Has WiFi
The device can connect to WiFi.
37% have it
12. color depth
The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
13. has a stereo microphone
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
50% have it
14. fastest shutter speed
A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
16. 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.
26% have it
DxO One: 26.2mm
18. 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
19. has a microphone in
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
25% have it
20. higher resolution (screen)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
73.85% less body volume.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
22. 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
23. 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
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
Top 10 cameras
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 Alpha 7R III
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Canon EOS 77D + Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM