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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 92x52x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 93x52x19 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-W530

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens 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 DSC-W530's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W610

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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent ultra compacts, and ignoring price

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Size Fairly small Help
DSC-W530:92x52x19 mm
DSC-W610:93x52x19 mm
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Weight Light weight Help
113 g
Thickness Thin Help
DSC-W530:0.8"
DSC-W610:0.7"
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
DSC-W530:2s
DSC-W610:1s
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
DSC-W530:570 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
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
4x

Compared to recent ultra compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
4 cm
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Screen type No OLED screens Help
LCD
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
26 mm

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Compact

$85 - $98

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Ultra compact

$255

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Compact

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Ultra compact

Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Travel zoom

$107 - $120

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot A2200

Canon PowerShot A2200

Compact

$74

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
Thickness Is thicker
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

Sony Cybershot W510

Compact

Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag

Sony Cybershot W530 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Digicam

$248 - $300

Screen size Larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Kodak EasyShare M532

Kodak EasyShare M532

Compact

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot A490

Canon PowerShot A490

Compact

Macro focus Better macro capability
Longest exposure Longer exposures
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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
Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$92

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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