Sony Cybershot DSC-W650 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"

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
Significantly 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
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$105.00 vs $519.18
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The best price we've seen is $414 cheaper (4.9x less)
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
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-W69094x56x22 mm
              DSC-W65094x56x19 mm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-W6900.9"
              DSC-W6500.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-W690142 g
              DSC-W650124 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              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

              $269

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $88 - $115

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

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $230

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot W530

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

              Ultra compact

              $173

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $148

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              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-W690 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $158

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

              Sony Cybershot WX7

              Compact

              $180

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

              Sony Cybershot H70

              Travel zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger

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