Sony Cybershot W570 vs 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
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 91x51x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8

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
Cheaper
$100.00 vs $145.67
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The best price we've seen is $46 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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              A2200f/2.8
              W570f/2.6
              Size Fairly small Help
              A220093x55x22 mm
              W57091x51x19 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2200135 g
              W570116 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A22000.9"
              W5700.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A22000.9 fps
              W5701 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A22004x
              W5705x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $283 - $398

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              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
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              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 A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $125

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Travel zoom

              $249 - $250

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $699 body only

              $620 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $168

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $180 - $230

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Zoom More zoom
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger

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