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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 91x51x19 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
250 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Longest exposure
Long exposures
15 seconds
 
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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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $98.58 vs $145.46
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The best price we've seen is $47 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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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              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"
              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

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $119

              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $165 - $227

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $125

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $105

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Smaller
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $250

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $180 - $220

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78 - $98

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $158

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $89 - $148

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              $106 - $112

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger

              appearance

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