Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 vs Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/2000 of a second

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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm JZ100

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.9 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the JZ100's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
8s vs 2s
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4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W620

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Size
Smaller
98×56×20 mm vs 100×56×24 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The DSC-W620's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
116 g vs 129 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$102.00 vs $129.95
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The best price we've seen is $28 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              JZ100100×56×24 mm
              DSC-W62098×56×20 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              JZ100129 g
              DSC-W620116 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              JZ1000.9"
              DSC-W6200.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              JZ100$129.95
              DSC-W620$102.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              JZ1001.2 fps
              DSC-W6201.1 fps
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              JZ1001,600 ISO
              DSC-W6203,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $110

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $111

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $149

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $162

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ500

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ500

              Travel zoom

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $352

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix F470 Zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix F470 Zoom

              Compact

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix T400

              Fujifilm FinePix T400

              Travel zoom

              $90

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Ultra compact

              $223

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290

              Compact

              $99

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Size Larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8

              Compact

              $250

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Ultra compact

              $100

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH3

              Compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

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