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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3100

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 93x57x18 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
118 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
116 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S3100

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Size Slightly smaller 93x57x18 mm vs 98x56x20 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 2s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W620

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Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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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
Size Fairly small Help
S3100:93x57x18 mm
DSC-W620:98x56x20 mm
Weight Light weight Help
S3100:118 g
DSC-W620:116 g
Thickness Thin Help
S3100:0.7"
DSC-W620:0.8"
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
S3100:4s
DSC-W620:2s
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
S3100:0.7 fps
DSC-W620:1.1 fps
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
Screen size Very small screens Help
2.7"
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
5x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

Sony Cybershot W570

Ultra compact

$160

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix L27

Compact

$64

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Nikon Coolpix S3100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$101

Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S2600

Nikon Coolpix S2600

Compact

$169

Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25

Travel zoom

$141

Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Larger
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Nikon Coolpix 3200

Nikon Coolpix 3200

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot A2200

Canon PowerShot A2200

Compact

$74

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Compact

$86 - $98

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Ricoh CX6

Ricoh CX6

Travel zoom

$254

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Significantly larger
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Travel zoom

$495

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom More zoom
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier
Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Ultra compact

$78 - $80

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Thickness Much thicker
Weight Slightly heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

Digicam

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture

appearance

Nikon Coolpix S3100 Sony Cybershot DSC-W620
Nikon Coolpix S3100 Sony Cybershot DSC-W620
Nikon Coolpix S3100 Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

discussion

Nikon Coolpix S3100
Coolpix S3100
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Sony Cybershot DSC-W620
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