Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 over the Sony Cybershot W510.
 
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Advantages of the Sony W510

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Digital, Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the W510's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Macro focus Better macro capability 4 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
Size Slightly smaller 96x54x19 mm vs 98x56x20 mm
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Around 10% smaller
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W620

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Lowest price Cheaper $86.99 vs $137.64
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The best price we've seen is $51 cheaper (around 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              W510:96x54x19 mm
              DSC-W620:98x56x20 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              W510:119 g
              DSC-W620:116 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              W510:1.2 fps
              DSC-W620:1.1 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              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"
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              W510:480p @ 30fps
              DSC-W620:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              W510:4.4x
              DSC-W620:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $94

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $174 - $176

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $255

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $250

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Ultra compact

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $79 - $126

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

              Ultra compact

              $209

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $180

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              $103

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Compact

              $115

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $76 - $110

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $147 - $250

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Weight Heavier
              Samsung DV300F

              Samsung DV300F

              Ultra compact

              $189

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price More expensive

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