Updated (February 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S3300 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

Sony Cybershot W570 vs Nikon Coolpix S3300

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

53

Nikon Coolpix S3300

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.6
Really small
Size
Ultra compact (91×52×20 mm)
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Light-weight
Weight
116 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3300

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Size
Really small
Super compact (95×58×19 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

Items often bought with the Sony W570 or Nikon S3300

galleries

Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S3300.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-W570.

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)
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
91×52×20 mm vs 95×58×19 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 Very small Help
              S330095×58×19 mm
              W57091×52×20 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              S33000.7"
              W5700.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              S3300128 g
              W570116 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S3300$134.49
              W570$137.18
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S3300180 shots
              W570220 shots
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 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 - $96

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Compact

              $90

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $111

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $134

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix S570

              Nikon Coolpix S570

              Compact

              $300

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

              Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $117 - $161

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $91 - $96

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L32

              Nikon Coolpix L32

              Compact

              $70 - $97

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $99

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Travel zoom

              $249 - $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $217

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon AW130

              Nikon AW130

              Waterproof

              $249 - $297

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $89

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $189

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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