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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 93x52x19 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
480 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Digital
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony W510

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens, Digital vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the W510's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W610

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

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        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
        Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
        W510:810 ms
        DSC-W610:480 ms
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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
        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
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        W510:4.4x
        DSC-W610:4x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

        Ultra compact

        Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
        Samsung ST66

        Samsung ST66

        Digicam

        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Ultra compact

        $78

        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thicker
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $85 - $98

        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

        Ultra compact

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

        Panasonic Lumix ZS20

        Travel zoom

        $330 - $399

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Compact

        $97 - $114

        Screen size Larger screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Sony DSC WX100

        Sony DSC WX100

        Travel zoom

        $214

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability
        Nikon Coolpix L26

        Nikon Coolpix L26

        Compact

        Screen size Larger screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Significantly larger

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $130

        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Size Significantly larger
        Placeholder

        Olympus D-540 Zoom

        Compact

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $130

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Larger
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $150

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Macro focus Slightly better macro capability
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

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