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

47

Canon PowerShot A1200

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
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

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 D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$565 - $797 body only

$629 - $897 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Ultra compact

$140

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500

Compact

$193

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Macro focus Better macro capability
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Canon PowerShot A1200 Competitors

Canon PowerShot A1300

Canon PowerShot A1300

Compact

Size Smaller
Weight Slightly lighter
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400

Compact

$304

Size Smaller
Weight Slightly lighter
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Compact

$89

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
Cybershot W510
Sony

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Canon PowerShot A1200
PowerShot A1200
Canon

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