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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x19 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x56x22 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
142 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-W690

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Zoom More zoom 10x vs 5x
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4x more zoom
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 2s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W650

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-W650's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Size Smaller 94x56x19 mm vs 94x56x22 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight Lighter 124 g vs 142 g
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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        DSC-W690:94x56x22 mm
        DSC-W650:94x56x19 mm
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Thickness Thin Help
        DSC-W690:0.9"
        DSC-W650:0.7"
        Weight Light weight Help
        DSC-W690:142 g
        DSC-W650:124 g
        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
        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
        5 cm
        Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
        220 shots
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Travel zoom

        $100

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Travel zoom

        $90 - $140

        Thickness Is thicker
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Ultra compact

        $78

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thicker
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $169

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W670

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W670

        Compact

        $152

        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $160

        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $199

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $128

        Size Slightly smaller
        Weight Lighter
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Sony Cybershot WX60

        Sony Cybershot WX60

        Travel zoom

        $215

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $135

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W650 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S1

        Fujifilm FinePix S1

        Super zoom

        $396 - $499

        Zoom Much more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

        Sony Cybershot W570

        Ultra compact

        $130

        Size Slightly smaller
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        $178

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $282

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Significantly larger
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W560

        Sony Cybershot W560

        Compact

        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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