Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 93x52x19 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great battery life
Battery life
250 shots
Light-weight
Weight
113 g
 

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.
 

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
              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:$100.00
              DSC-W610:$97.99
              Common Weaknesses
              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 IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $141

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $391 - $399

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SD750

              Canon PowerShot SD750

              Compact

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $114

              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Compact

              $107

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $112

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              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
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $95 - $98

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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