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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
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

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 Significantly 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 Much better macro capability 4 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.7" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Battery life Longer battery life 250 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
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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        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
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        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 - $133

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $73

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

        Compact

        $87

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $129

        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Thickness Is thicker
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $152

        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Samsung ST66

        Samsung ST66

        Digicam

        $147

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Image stabilization Has image stabilization

        Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Compact

        $93 - $119

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        True resolution Much lower true resolution
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $68 - $73

        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $68 - $103

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Compact

        $84 - $87

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Battery life Longer battery life

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Ultra compact

        $255

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Lowest price More expensive
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $94

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        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
        Sony Cybershot W530

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

        Ultra compact

        $187

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

        Ultra compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

        appearance

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

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