vs

     
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital, Lens
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Sony W510

Report a correction
Image stabilization Image stabilization Digital, Lens vs None
Help
Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/2.8
Help
At its widest zoom, the W510's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $137.64 vs $174.01
Help
The best price we've seen is $36 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Learn more about
the Sony W510

Advantages of the Sony DSC-W610

Report a correction
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag 480 ms vs 810 ms
Help
More than 40% less delay when taking photos
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size Slightly smaller 93x52x19 mm vs 96x54x19 mm
Help
More than 10% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
Help
Almost the same
Weight Slightly lighter 113 g vs 119 g
Help
Around 10% lighter
Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Learn more about
the Sony DSC-W610
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Sony Cybershot W510 50
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        51 Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Sony Cybershot DSC-W610
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              W510:f/2.7
              DSC-W610:f/2.8
              Size Fairly small Help
              W510:96x54x19 mm
              DSC-W610:93x52x19 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              W510:119 g
              DSC-W610:113 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              W510:0.8"
              DSC-W610:0.7"
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              W510:2s
              DSC-W610:1s
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              W510:810 ms
              DSC-W610:480 ms
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              W510:1.2 fps
              DSC-W610:1 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Movie support Help
              480p @ 30fps
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              W510:4.4x
              DSC-W610:4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $255

              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Ultra compact

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $128 - $159

              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              3D Captures 3D images
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

              Ultra compact

              $209

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S510

              Nikon Coolpix S510

              Ultra compact

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $129

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $359

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SD1000

              Canon PowerShot SD1000

              Ultra compact

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $127 - $133

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $94

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $73

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Ultra compact

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

              Compact

              $87

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              appearance

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Sony Cybershot DSC-W610
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Sony Cybershot DSC-W610
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              discussion

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
              Cybershot W510
              Sony

              Report a correction
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610
              Cybershot DSC-W610
              Sony

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments