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

46

Canon PowerShot A1200

32

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
Size
Really small
Compact (99×64×30 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.2"

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-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$648

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Size Much larger
Canon IXUS 165

Canon IXUS 165

Travel zoom

$143

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$452 body only

$399 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger

Canon PowerShot A1200 Competitors

Canon PowerShot A1300

Canon PowerShot A1300

Compact

Size Smaller
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Supports 24p No 24p support
Samsung ST72

Samsung ST72

Ultra compact

$200

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$280

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder

discussion

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
Cybershot W510
Sony

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Canon PowerShot A1200
PowerShot A1200
Canon

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