As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2000 is also often compared to digicams. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2000's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot S200) and Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-W550)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Sony DSC-S2000 has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.1 vs f/1.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (33 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), is slightly larger (compact (98×61×27 mm) vs super compact (96×57×19 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200
4 years newer
$232

Significant advantages of the S200 (vs the DSC-S2000)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 33 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.1

Significant disadvantages of the S200 (vs the DSC-S2000)

  • None found

common strengths of the S200 and DSC-S2000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (100×59×26 mm) vs Compact (98×61×27 mm)
  • Thin: 1" vs 1.1"

Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

Sony Cybershot DSC-W550
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-W550 (vs the DSC-S2000)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 33 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W550 (vs the DSC-S2000)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W550 and DSC-S2000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×57×19 mm) vs Compact (98×61×27 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1.1"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-S2000 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 1.5"), is slightly smaller (compact (98×61×27 mm) vs standard size (108×73×69 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 5 MP), is newer (january 2010 vs may 2003) and is thinner (1.1" vs 2.7").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.1 vs f/2.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (33 mm vs 28 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and doesn't support an external flash.

Nikon Coolpix 5400

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6 years older

Significant advantages of the 5400 (vs the DSC-S2000)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 33 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the 5400 (vs the DSC-S2000)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.5"
  • Lower true resolution: 5 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Thicker: 2.7" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the 5400 and DSC-S2000

  • None found