Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1200 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

Sony Cybershot W510 vs Canon PowerShot A1200

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

56

Canon PowerShot A1200

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (96×54×20 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Digital
  2. Lens
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1200

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
15 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 19 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A1200.
Explore our gallery of 14 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-W510.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S730

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S730

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Sony DSC WX100

Sony DSC WX100

Travel zoom

$423

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S2600

Nikon Coolpix S2600

Compact

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Canon PowerShot A1200 Competitors

Kodak EasyShare C142

Kodak EasyShare C142

Compact

Size Smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Travel zoom

$320

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500

Compact

$220

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
Cybershot W510
Sony

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Canon PowerShot A1200
PowerShot A1200
Canon

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