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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX300

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix AX300 over the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm AX300

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Digital vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Longest exposure Longer exposures 8s vs 1s
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8x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $56.61 vs $92.31
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The best price we've seen is $36 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W610

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Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 26 mm vs 33 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-W610's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Macro focus Much better macro capability 4 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Size Significantly smaller 93x52x19 mm vs 93x60x27 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 113 g vs 168 g
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More than 30% lighter
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
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              AX300:$56.61
              DSC-W610:$92.31
              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
              AX300:1.2 fps
              DSC-W610:1 fps
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              AX300:Digital
              DSC-W610:None
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              AX300:720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W610:480p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              AX300:5x
              DSC-W610:4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $107

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2000 IS

              Compact

              $518

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot A800

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Compact

              $130

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix V10 Zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix V10 Zoom

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Larger screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $65

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              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
              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
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $125

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              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 DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $114

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

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