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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Digital
 
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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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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
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"
Zoom Poor zoom Help
W510:4.4x
DSC-W610:4x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Compact

$85 - $98

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$138

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Sony Cybershot W530

Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

Ultra compact

Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
Samsung ST72

Samsung ST72

Ultra compact

$74

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$163 - $198

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Significantly larger
Weight Significantly heavier
Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Ultra compact

$78

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Size Smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Thickness Much thicker
Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

Travel zoom

$138

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Travel zoom

$213

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot A810

Canon PowerShot A810

Compact

$71

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Macro focus Slightly better macro capability
Size Significantly larger
Wide angle Worse wide angle

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
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Ultra compact

$255

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Compact

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

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Compact

$90 - $115

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Macro focus Slightly 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

appearance

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