Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot A2200 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Size
Really small
Super compact 96x54x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Digital
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
119 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x22 mm
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
135 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 4 cm
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Focus on subjects around 30% closer to the lens
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 2s
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7.5x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $106.71 vs $137.64
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The best price we've seen is $31 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Sony W510

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens, Digital vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Size Smaller 96x54x19 mm vs 93x55x22 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the W510's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The W510's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight Lighter 119 g vs 135 g
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More than 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              A2200:f/2.8
              W510:f/2.7
              Size Fairly small Help
              A2200:93x55x22 mm
              W510:96x54x19 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2200:135 g
              W510:119 g
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A2200:0.9 fps
              W510:1.2 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A2200:720p @ 30fps
              W510:480p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A2200:4x
              W510:4.4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1000

              Canon PowerShot SD1000

              Ultra compact

              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $255

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Samsung PL120

              Samsung PL120

              Ultra compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S2500

              Nikon Coolpix S2500

              Compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $79 - $126

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Panasonic Lumix FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix FZ70

              Super zoom

              $265 - $298

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $99

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $73

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Ultra compact

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

              Ultra compact

              $209

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S510

              Nikon Coolpix S510

              Ultra compact

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $129

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $174 - $176

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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              Canon PowerShot A2200 Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
              Canon PowerShot A2200 Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

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