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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 93x52x19 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
113 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
 
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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"
        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
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        A2200:0.9 fps
        DSC-W610:1 fps
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        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

        $180

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $205

        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $135 - $180

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Screen size Larger screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $149 - $180

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $200 - $400

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Compact

        $99

        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Slightly smaller
        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Ultra compact

        $131

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        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 Cybershot DSC-W620

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

        Compact

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Ultra compact

        $255

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $98 - $108

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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