Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 vs Fujifilm FinePix AX300

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

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Fujifilm FinePix AX300

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great battery life
Battery life
250 shots
Great macro
Macro focus
4.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

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
  1. 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
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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
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
4.0 cm vs 10.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
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
93×52×19 mm vs 93×60×28 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
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 2 f-stops 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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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              AX300$150.90
              DSC-W610$159.97
              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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              AX30010.0 cm
              DSC-W6104.0 cm
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              AX300
              1. Digital
              DSC-W610None
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              AX3001.2 fps
              DSC-W6101 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              AX3001,600 ISO
              DSC-W6103,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              AX300720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W610480p @ 30fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              AX3005x
              DSC-W6104x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $97 - $98

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              3D Captures 3D images
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650

              Compact

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S610

              Nikon Coolpix S610

              Compact

              $148

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
              Canon PowerShot A800

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Compact

              $228

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH3

              Compact

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix AX350

              Fujifilm FinePix AX350

              Compact

              Placeholder

              Polaroid iM 232

              Digicam

              Built-in flash No built-in flash

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Thickness Much thicker
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $128

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              $137

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

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