Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S3500 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

Sony Cybershot W570 vs Nikon Coolpix S3300

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

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Nikon Coolpix S3300

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.6
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 91x51x19 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3300

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Size
Really small
Super compact 95x58x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens

differences

Advantages of the Nikon S3300

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.7" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony W570

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.6 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the W570's lens captures slightly more light (0.9 f-stops)
Shutter lag
Much less shutter lag
250 ms vs 500 ms
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2x less delay when taking photos
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 180 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
Size
Slightly smaller
91x51x19 mm vs 95x58x19 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Slightly lighter
116 g vs 128 g
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Around 10% lighter
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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
              S330095x58x19 mm
              W57091x51x19 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              S33000.7"
              W5700.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              S3300128 g
              W570116 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S3300180 shots
              W570220 shots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              S3300500 ms
              W570250 ms
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S33006x
              W5705x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $55 - $120

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $169

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization

              Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Compact

              $149

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $647 - $697 body only

              $569 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $65

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $290 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $100

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $180 - $230

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $168

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Zoom More zoom
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger

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