As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220 is also often compared to travel zooms and ultra compacts. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and the PowerShot SX740 HS) and Sony (such as the CyberShot DSC-W800 and the Cyber-shot DSC-W170)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W220 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (30 mm vs 32 mm) and is newer (january 2009 vs february 2008).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and slightly shorter exposures (1 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W170 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W170 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W170 and DSC-W220

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×58×24 mm) vs Super compact (95×57×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-W230 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W230 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W230 and DSC-W220

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×57×22 mm)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300
10 months older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Much longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 1 seconds
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 30 mm
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DSC-W300 and DSC-W220

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×59×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×57×22 mm)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W130

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W130
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W130 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W130 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W130 and DSC-W220

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (88×57×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×57×22 mm)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W220 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.6).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (30 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 922k dots), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.7 fps vs 10 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
7 years newer
$180 - $189

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the DSC-W220)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 30 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Higher resolution screen: 461k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the DSC-W220)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and DSC-W220

  • Light weight: 147 g vs 147 g

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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9 years newer
$338 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the DSC-W220)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 30 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the DSC-W220)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and DSC-W220

  • None found

Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the WB150F (vs the DSC-W220)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 30 mm
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the WB150F (vs the DSC-W220)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB150F and DSC-W220

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-W220 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is thinner (0.9" vs 2.1").

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (30 mm vs 24 mm), is slightly larger (super compact (95×57×22 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (january 2009 vs february 2014).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

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

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and DSC-W220

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1
7 months newer
$457

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX1 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX1 (vs the DSC-W220)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-WX1 and DSC-W220

  • None found