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

54

Nikon Coolpix S3300

51

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

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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$137.18 vs $159.99
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The best price we've seen is $23 cheaper (more than 10% 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
              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$159.99
              W570$137.18
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              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
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S3300180 shots
              W570220 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $109

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S5100

              Nikon Coolpix S5100

              Compact

              $124

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Size Is slightly larger
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $85

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization

              Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Compact

              $149

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $91

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $134

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Compact

              $99 - $127

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              $100

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $97 - $98

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $121

              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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