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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 93x52x19 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
480 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
250 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon L26

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Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 1s
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4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W610

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Size Significantly smaller 93x52x19 mm vs 96x60x29 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-W610's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 4 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Battery life Longer battery life 250 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.7" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 113 g vs 164 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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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 Common Weaknesses

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

Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
L26:4s
DSC-W610:1s
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
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Movie format Poor movies Help
L26:720p @ 30fps
DSC-W610:480p @ 30fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
L26:5x
DSC-W610:4x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony DSC-S5000

Sony DSC-S5000

Compact

$127 - $130

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

Sony Cybershot W510

Compact

$93

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Compact

$99

Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Compact

$86 - $120

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S2700

Nikon Coolpix S2700

Compact

$110

Size Smaller
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Screen size Smaller screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix L27

Compact

$64

Screen size Smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix L28

Nikon Coolpix L28

Compact

$88

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Battery life Longer battery life
Nikon Coolpix S5200

Nikon Coolpix S5200

Digicam

$139 - $229

3D Takes 3D photos
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Aperture Narrower aperture

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Ultra compact

$255

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$129 - $130

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

Ultra compact

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
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
Samsung ST66

Samsung ST66

Digicam

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability

appearance

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Nikon Coolpix L26 Sony Cybershot DSC-W610
Nikon Coolpix L26 Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

discussion

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