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

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 96x57x17 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
128 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Size
Really small
Super compact 96x54x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Digital
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
119 g
 
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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
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

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-W330:96x57x17 mm
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.7
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 Cybershot DSC-W620

Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Compact

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
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 Cybershot W530

Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

Ultra compact

Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Shutter lag Has significantly less 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 DSC-W510 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS

Pro digicam

$138

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Larger
Weight Significantly heavier
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

Ultra compact

Thickness Slightly thinner
Aperture Narrower aperture
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$345 - $348

Aperture Much wider aperture
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Canon ELPH 520 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Ultra compact

$160 - $175

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Narrower aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $656 body only

$477 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much larger
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$118 - $129

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Screen size Smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Ultra compact

$255

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen size Smaller screen
Samsung ST150F

Samsung ST150F

Ultra compact

$75 - $90

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability
Size Slightly larger
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 L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$135

Zoom Much more zoom
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker

appearance

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discussion

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