As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 is also often compared to travel zooms, compacts and digicams. The Sony Cybershot DSC-W610's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W830 and the Cyber-shot DSC-W690) and Olympus (such as the SZ10 and the C-3020 Zoom)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W610 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly longer battery life (250 shots vs 210 shots), is newer (january 2012 vs february 2011) and is thinner (0.7" vs 2.1").

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and slightly shorter exposures (1 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320
2 years older
$171

Significant advantages of the DSC-W320 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W320 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W320 and DSC-W610

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FH5 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FH5 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FH5 and DSC-W610

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
2 years newer
$80 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and DSC-W610

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100
1 year older
$100

Significant advantages of the S3100 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3100 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3100 and DSC-W610

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380
2 years older
$230

Significant advantages of the DSC-W380 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W380 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W380 and DSC-W610

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S02

Nikon Coolpix S02
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S02 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S02 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the S02 and DSC-W610

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W610 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (january 2012 vs august 2013), has a slower max shutter speed (1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (1 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
2 years newer
$117 - $118

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and DSC-W610

  • Light weight: 122 g vs 113 g
  • Very inexpensive: $117.39 vs $132.89

Olympus SZ10

Olympus SZ-10
1 year older
$190

Significant advantages of the SZ10 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the SZ10 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the SZ10 and DSC-W610

  • Very inexpensive: $189.73 vs $132.89

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-W690 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 1 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W690 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the DSC-W690 and DSC-W610

  • Light weight: 142 g vs 113 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
3 years newer
$134

Significant advantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and DSC-W610

  • Light weight: 127 g vs 113 g
  • Very inexpensive: $134.47 vs $132.89

Fujifilm FinePix JZ200

Fujifilm FinePix JZ200
similar age

Significant advantages of the JZ200 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the JZ200 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the JZ200 and DSC-W610

  • Wide aperture: f/2.9 vs f/2.8
  • Light weight: 135 g vs 113 g

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS
1 year newer
$384

Significant advantages of the SX170 IS (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX170 IS (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the SX170 IS and DSC-W610

  • Inexpensive: $383.95 vs $132.89

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W610 compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 37 mm), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (93×52×19 mm) vs compact (95×57×24 mm)), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 1,000 ISO), has a significantly longer battery life (250 shots vs 175 shots) and is newer (january 2012 vs september 2006).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and slightly shorter exposures (1 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS
1 year older
$231

Significant advantages of the A3300 IS (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A3300 IS (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Thicker: 1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the A3300 IS and DSC-W610

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×52×19 mm)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T50
5 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-T50 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T50 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 26 mm
  • Heavier: 170 g vs 113 g
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-T50 and DSC-W610

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×52×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"

Nikon Coolpix SQ

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9 years older

Significant advantages of the SQ (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SQ (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 26 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly larger: Compact (83×85×25 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×52×19 mm)

common strengths of the SQ and DSC-W610

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.7"

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS
similar age
$332

Significant advantages of the A2300 IS (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A2300 IS (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 175 shots vs 250 shots

common strengths of the A2300 IS and DSC-W610

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×52×19 mm)

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS
1 year older
$250

Significant advantages of the SD1300 IS (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD1300 IS (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1300 IS and DSC-W610

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×56×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×52×19 mm)

Sony Cybershot W510

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
10 months older
$112

Significant advantages of the W510 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the W510 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the W510 and DSC-W610

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (96×54×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (93×52×19 mm)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W610 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (2.7" vs 2"), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 3.1 MP), has a significantly longer battery life (250 shots vs 160 shots) and is newer (january 2012 vs october 2001).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Olympus C-3020 Zoom

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10 years older

Significant advantages of the C-3020 Zoom (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the C-3020 Zoom (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Much worse wide angle: 32 mm vs 26 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 3.1 MP vs 9.7 MP

common strengths of the C-3020 Zoom and DSC-W610

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S30
12 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-S30 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S30 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Much worse wide angle: 39 mm vs 26 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 1.2 MP vs 9.7 MP

common strengths of the DSC-S30 and DSC-W610

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

Olympus VG-145

Olympus VG-145
5 months older

Significant advantages of the VG-145 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the VG-145 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • None found

common strengths of the VG-145 and DSC-W610

  • None found

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Canon PowerShot A590 IS
4 years older

Significant advantages of the A590 IS (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A590 IS (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the A590 IS and DSC-W610

  • Wide aperture: f/2.6 vs f/2.8
  • Light weight: 225 g vs 113 g

Nikon Coolpix S5200

Nikon Coolpix S5200
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S5200 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the S5200 (vs the DSC-W610)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 160 shots vs 250 shots

common strengths of the S5200 and DSC-W610

  • Light weight: 146 g vs 113 g