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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1700 ms startup delay
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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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
Lowest price Cheaper $177.00 vs $269.99
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The best price we've seen is $93 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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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More than 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 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

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $138

              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $158

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              $130

              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

              Compact

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $215

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              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-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $183

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $260 - $338

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $108

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $210

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $180

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $316 - $500

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $447 - $449

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $150

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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