Camera with very high display resolution
Nikon D5 The Nikon D5 has one of the higest resolution displays of all cameras (2,359k dots).

High resolution screens let you see more detail on the screen allowing you to better see what you're taking a picture of and better tell if the photo is in focus. A high resolution screen is also great when reviewing photos allowing you to see the fine details without zooming in. When you're shooting and you want to quickly see if the photo you just took was in focus and of good quality a high resolution really helps. Screens are often measured in dots.

Dots are not Pixels

Most camera manufacturers rate their display resolution in dots. It takes three dots (red, green, and blue) to be equivalent to a full color pixel. Despite having fewer pixels than the manufacturers would have you believe, these screens can be extremely sharp. To put it in perspective: a 720p HDTV would have 1280x720 or 921k pixels, and these screens are usually 30+ inches diagonal. A netbook or tablet might have the same 921k pixels on an eight inch screen. Many new cameras have more than 900k dot resolution, or about 300k pixels, which is about 640x480 resolution. For a small 3" display, this is fantastic. They are extremely sharp and high resolution for their size.

SLRs with High Resolution Screens

The following SLRS all have very high screen resolutions.

Nikon D500
Nikon D500
from $1,997
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
2,359k dots
Light sensitivity High ISO Help
1,640,000 ISO
Focus points Many focus points Help
153

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Compact Digicams with High Resolution Screens

The following digicams have very high resolution screens.

Canon PowerShot G3 X
Canon PowerShot G3 X
from $800
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,620k dots
Light sensitivity High ISO Help
25,600 ISO
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
from $748
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
120 fps
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,229k dots

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
from $1,163
Movie format Shoots UHD movies Help
UHD @ 30fps
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,228k dots
Light sensitivity High ISO Help
25,600 ISO

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
from $927
Movie format Shoots UHD movies Help
UHD @ 30fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
120 fps
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8

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Discussion

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Avatar for Maryam Khan Maryam Khan (10:24 AM, November 10, 2013)
what about l820 movie result 1080 921 dot ?
what is the mean of that?
 
Hf ff (7:20 AM, December 29, 2011)
Can  i use a $700 camera to take webcams of people on roller coasters or somesuch?