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

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital, Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 
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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 Slightly 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 $73.75 vs $93.00
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The best price we've seen is $19 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Sony W510

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Digital, Lens 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
              Size Fairly small Help
              A2200:93x55x22 mm
              W510:96x54x19 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2200:135 g
              W510:119 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A2200:0.9"
              W510:0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2200:$73.75
              W510:$93.00
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              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 A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $79 - $80

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $99 - $110

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $150

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $87

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $162

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price More expensive

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

              Ultra compact

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $97 - $114

              Screen size Larger screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $214

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability
              Lowest price More expensive

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              Canon PowerShot A2200 Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
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              discussion

              Canon PowerShot A2200
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