Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 vs Sony Cybershot W530

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

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Sony Cybershot W510

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 96x57x17 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x54x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital, Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 
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differences

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
Weight Slightly lighter 119 g vs 128 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W330

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Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size Slightly smaller 96x57x17 mm vs 96x54x19 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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More than 10% thinner
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Size Fairly small Help
W510:96x54x19 mm
DSC-W330:96x57x17 mm
Thickness Thin Help
W510:0.8"
DSC-W330:0.7"
Weight Light weight Help
W510:119 g
DSC-W330:128 g
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
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
W510:1.2 fps
DSC-W330:1.8 fps
Movie format Standard resolution video Help
W510:480p @ 30fps
DSC-W330:480p
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
Zoom Poor zoom Help
W510:4.4x
DSC-W330:4x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$118 - $128

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Thickness Is thicker
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Compact

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

Ultra compact

Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Ultra compact

Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
Sony Cybershot W530

Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

Ultra compact

$121

Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$130

Movie format Records higher quality movies
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

Sony Cybershot W570

Ultra compact

$130

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W370

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W370

Compact

Screen size Larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Placeholder

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3

Pro digicam

Supports RAW Shoots RAW
External flash Supports an external flash
Size Much larger
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3

Compact

$150

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200

Compact

True resolution Higher true resolution
Sensor size Larger sensor
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Compact

$160

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Ultra compact

Size Slightly smaller
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Smaller screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Nikon Coolpix S4000

Nikon Coolpix S4000

Compact

$337

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Entry-level DSLR

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2

Compact

Sensor size Larger sensor
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Samsung ST72

Samsung ST72

Ultra compact

$97

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Size Slightly larger

appearance

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discussion

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