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

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 96x57x17 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
128 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x54x19 mm
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
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
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
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
W510:1.2 fps
DSC-W330:1.8 fps
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Movie format Standard resolution video Help
W510:480p @ 30fps
DSC-W330:480p
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Zoom Poor zoom Help
W510:4.4x
DSC-W330:4x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Ultra compact

Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

Travel zoom

$100 - $138

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
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 Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$99 - $128

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

Ultra compact

Thickness Slightly thinner
Aperture Narrower aperture
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Ultra compact

$78 - $80

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Size Smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Thickness Much thicker
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Compact

$99

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
3D Takes 3D photos
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot G7

Canon PowerShot G7

Digicam

$794

Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

Compact

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Size Larger

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung TL225

Samsung TL225

Compact

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Size Larger
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$200 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$229 - $252

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Compact

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Larger
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix S51

Nikon Coolpix S51

Compact

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

appearance

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discussion

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