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

52

Canon PowerShot A1200

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
Large screen
Screen size
2.7"
Really small
Size
Super compact (96×54×20 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Digital
  2. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1200

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm

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

Nikon Coolpix S5100

Nikon Coolpix S5100

Compact

$180

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Placeholder

Fujifilm FinePix S5100 Zoom

Super zoom

Zoom More zoom
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Much larger
Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

Olympus Stylus Tough-3000

Waterproof

$400

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Waterproof Waterproof
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Canon PowerShot A1200 Competitors

Canon PowerShot A1300

Canon PowerShot A1300

Compact

Size Slightly smaller
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Supports 24p No 24p support
Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,637 - $1,699 body only

$2,299 - $2,598 with 23mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot SX100 IS

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS

Travel zoom

$410

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
Cybershot W510
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Canon PowerShot A1200
PowerShot A1200
Canon

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