Sony Alpha 7R IIICanon PowerShot SX500 ISNikon Coolpix L820
Top 7%2,391 points
Top 7%
Top 57%1,116 points
Top 57%
Top 55%1,163 points
Top 55%
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
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Nikon Coolpix L820
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Top specs and features

Sony Alpha 7R III vs Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Nikon Coolpix L820: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

42.4MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16MP
16MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
24 x 35.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
6.17 x 4.55mm
6.17 x 4.55mm

3. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
27% have it

4. weight

675g
HTC Re: 65.5g
341g
470g

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.
102400ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
1600ISO
3200ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
650shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
195shots
870shots

7. video recording

2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
720 x 25fps
1080 x 30fps

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
37% have it

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
49% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/1600s
1/4000s

11. width

126.9mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
69.5mm
76.3mm

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.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
25% have it

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
26% have it

14. height

95.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
104mm
110mm

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15. volume

732.3cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
579.69cm³
709.21cm³

16. thickness

60.3mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
80.2mm
84.5mm

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
24% have it

18. 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 Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
46% 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.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
30% have it

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"
3"

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.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
72% have it

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
23% have it

23. 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.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
14% have it

24. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
15% have it

25. 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 Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
35% have it

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