As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 is also often compared to travel zooms and pro digicams. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix S6300) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W80 and the Cybershot DSC-RX100)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W200 compared to other compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 1,229k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (february 2007 vs june 2012).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-W80 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W80 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • Significantly lower true resolution: 7.1 MP vs 12 MP

common strengths of the DSC-W80 and DSC-W200

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×58×23 mm) vs Compact (91×59×27 mm)

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
5 years newer
$403 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 115k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • Larger: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Compact (91×59×27 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.4" vs 1.1"
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and DSC-W200

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100
similar age
$636

Significant advantages of the DSC-T100 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Thinner: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T100 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • Lower true resolution: 8 MP vs 12 MP
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DSC-T100 and DSC-W200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×59×22 mm) vs Compact (91×59×27 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-W90 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W90 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • Lower true resolution: 8 MP vs 12 MP

common strengths of the DSC-W90 and DSC-W200

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×58×23 mm) vs Compact (91×59×27 mm)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W100 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W100 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • Lower true resolution: 8 MP vs 12 MP

common strengths of the DSC-W100 and DSC-W200

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×61×25 mm) vs Compact (91×59×27 mm)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W200 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.2), takes slightly higher resolution photos (12 MP vs 9.7 MP) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (february 2007 vs february 2012) and is slightly heavier (195 g vs 160 g).

Nikon Coolpix S6300

Nikon Coolpix S6300
5 years newer
$320

Significant advantages of the S6300 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S6300 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the S6300 and DSC-W200

  • Very small: Compact (94×58×26 mm) vs Compact (91×59×27 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 160 g vs 195 g

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W200 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (35 mm vs 38 mm), has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 1.8"), is significantly smaller (compact (91×59×27 mm) vs large (162×124×68 mm)), has image stabilization (lens vs none) and takes significantly higher resolution photos (12 MP vs 4.9 MP).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2) and doesn't support an external flash.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F717

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F717
4 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-F717 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-F717 (vs the DSC-W200)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm

common strengths of the DSC-F717 and DSC-W200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Tunnel