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Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
Top 8%2,261 points
Top 8%
Top 58%1,035 points
Top 58%
Top 58%1,025 points
Top 58%
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
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
28% have it

4. 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.
102400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
1600 ISO
3200 ISO

5. 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

6. 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.
2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
720 x 25fps
1080 x 30fps

7. weight

675g
HTC Re: 65.5g
341g
470g

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
38% have it

9. 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

10. 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
50% have it

11. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
31% have it

12. 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

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.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
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.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
16% have it

15. 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
25% have it

16. 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
27% have it

17. 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
26% have it

18. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
20% have it

19. 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.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
55% have it

20. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
48% have it

21. 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
25% have it

22. volume

732.3cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
579.69cm³
709.21cm³

23. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
45% have it

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
66% have it

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.
Sony Alpha 7R III
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Nikon Coolpix L820
57% have it

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