Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 vs Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

53

Fujifilm FinePix AX300

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 93x52x19 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Size
Really small
Compact 93x60x27 mm

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm AX300

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital vs None
Help
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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$104.06 vs $148.75
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The best price we've seen is $45 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
8s vs 1s
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8x longer exposures
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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)
Size
Significantly smaller
93x52x19 mm vs 93x60x27 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
4 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.7" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
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
Weight
Lighter
113 g vs 168 g
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More than 30% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1400s
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More than 10% faster max shutter speed
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              AX3001/1400s
              DSC-W6101/1600s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              AX3001.2 fps
              DSC-W6101 fps
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              AX300Digital
              DSC-W610None
              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
              AX300720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W610480p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              AX3005x
              DSC-W6104x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $150

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $122

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $246

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Placeholder

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S50

              Digicam

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $75

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung ES75

              Samsung ES75

              Digicam

              $119

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix JX300

              Fujifilm FinePix JX300

              Compact

              $89

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $143

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $120

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $108

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cybershot W530

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

              Ultra compact

              $160

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $220

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

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