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

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 93x52x19 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
Light-weight
Weight
113 g
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Size
Really small
Compact 93x60x27 mm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Fujifilm FinePix AX300. Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610.

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
Help
Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Lowest price
Cheaper
$99.99 vs $149.51
Help
The best price we've seen is $50 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
Much 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
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
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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recommendations

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
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              AX300Digital
              DSC-W610None
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              AX3001.2 fps
              DSC-W6101 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              AX300720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W610480p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              AX3001,600 ISO
              DSC-W6103,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              AX3005x
              DSC-W6104x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $110

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $60

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Samsung ES75

              Samsung ES75

              Digicam

              $117

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH3

              Compact

              $109

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $169 - $180

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon D600

              Nikon D600

              Pro DSLR

              $1,357 body only

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus VG-160

              Olympus VG-160

              Compact

              $107

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Ultra compact

              $132

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $98

              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $168

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot W530

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

              Ultra compact

              $173

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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