Sony Cybershot W570

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.6
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A2200 over the Sony Cybershot W570.
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Macro focus
Better macro capability
3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 2s
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7.5x longer exposures
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$100.00 vs $145.46
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The best price we've seen is $45 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Sony W570

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.6 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the W570's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
91x51x19 mm vs 93x55x22 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The W570'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
116 g vs 135 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              A2200:93x55x22 mm
              W570:91x51x19 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2200:135 g
              W570:116 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A2200:0.9"
              W570:0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2200:$100.00
              W570:$145.46
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A2200:0.9 fps
              W570:1 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A2200:4x
              W570:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $140

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $391 - $399

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $138

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $95 - $98

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $167

              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix F50fd

              Fujifilm FinePix F50fd

              Compact

              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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