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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
480 ms shutter lag
 

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 Slightly 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"
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Movie format Poor movies Help
        A2200:720p @ 30fps
        DSC-W610:480p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Ultra compact

        $87

        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $130

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $150

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix S2600

        Nikon Coolpix S2600

        Compact

        $169

        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing

        Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $80

        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Compact

        $94 - $110

        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Slightly smaller
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Size Slightly larger
        Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
        Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung ST66

        Samsung ST66

        Digicam

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Ultra compact

        $255

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $130

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

        Ultra compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Size Slightly smaller
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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