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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 91x51x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Weight
Light-weight
135 g
 
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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
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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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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Aperture Wide aperture Help
        A2200:f/2.8
        W570:f/2.6
        Size Fairly small Help
        A2200:93x55x22 mm
        W570:91x51x19 mm
        Weight Light weight Help
        A2200:135 g
        W570:116 g
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        A2200:0.9 fps
        W570:1 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"
        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

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Ultra compact

        $255

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Sony Cybershot W530

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

        Ultra compact

        $187

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $749 body only

        $550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Compact

        $259

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Ultra compact

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

        Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $75 - $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
        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
        Nikon D1

        Nikon D1

        Pro DSLR

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
        Size Much larger
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $99

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Size Significantly larger
        Thickness Thicker

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $94

        Lowest price Cheaper
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Travel zoom

        $99

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148 - $191

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

        Sony Cybershot W580

        Compact

        $121

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Slightly larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $159

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity

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