Sony Cybershot W570 vs Canon PowerShot A2200

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

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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
  1. Lens
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Macro focus
Great macro
3.0 cm
Longest exposure
Long exposures
15 seconds

galleries

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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 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
  1. 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
Size
Smaller
91×52×20 mm vs 94×56×23 mm
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More than 20% smaller
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)
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The W570's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops 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
              Size Fairly small Help
              A220094×56×23 mm
              W57091×52×20 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2200135 g
              W570116 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A22000.9"
              W5700.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2200$127.99
              W570$137.18
              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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              A22003.0 cm
              W5705.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              A22001,600 ISO
              W5703,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A22004x
              W5705x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $160

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $85

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $97 - $98

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              3D Captures 3D images
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Compact

              $223

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Movie format Records lower quality movies

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

              Compact

              $398

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $193

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $290

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

              Compact

              $350

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $279

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              $100

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S5100

              Nikon Coolpix S5100

              Compact

              $124

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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