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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

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A2200 over the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610.
 
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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:$99.99
              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 IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $107

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $166

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

              Compact

              $172

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $185

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot N

              Canon PowerShot N

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $137

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $167

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Thickness Much thicker
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-S1

              Compact

              $79

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

              Compact

              $90

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $111 - $114

              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Significantly larger

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