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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Battery life
Great battery life
250 shots
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Longest exposure
Long exposures
15 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 4 cm
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Focus on subjects around 30% closer to the lens
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 1s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W610

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Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Size Smaller 93x52x19 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 DSC-W610's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 113 g vs 135 g
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Around 20% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              A2200:93x55x22 mm
              DSC-W610:93x52x19 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2200:135 g
              DSC-W610:113 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A2200:0.9"
              DSC-W610:0.7"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2200:$98.58
              DSC-W610:$92.31
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              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
              DSC-W610:1 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A2200:720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W610:480p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $125

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $119

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $166

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot W530

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

              Ultra compact

              $145

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Samsung ST66

              Samsung ST66

              Digicam

              $80

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Samsung PL120

              Samsung PL120

              Ultra compact

              $115

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $105

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Smaller
              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
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $118

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Thickness Much thicker
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $67 - $196

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Ultra compact

              $132

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $89 - $138

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $99

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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