Sony Cybershot W570 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

90

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

77

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.6
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

Items often bought with the W570 or DSC-W610

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-W570.
Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610.

differences

Advantages of the Sony W570

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
Help
Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.6 vs f/2.8
Help
At its widest zoom, the W570's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W610

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.7" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
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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
              Size Very small Help
              W57091×52×20 mm
              DSC-W61093×52×19 mm
              Weight Very light Help
              W570116 g
              DSC-W610113 g
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              W5700.8"
              DSC-W6100.7"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              W570$137.18
              DSC-W610$154.81
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              W5702s
              DSC-W6101s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              W570720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W610480p @ 30fps
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              W5705x
              DSC-W6104x

              Compared to recent ultra compacts

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Built-in flashes Help
              Usually standard
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              W57028 mm
              DSC-W61026 mm
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 165

              Canon IXUS 165

              Travel zoom

              $138 - $139

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              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

              $88 - $96

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $128

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $213 - $298

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $134

              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $120

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Storage slots Has more storage slots
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Compact

              $100

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $189

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $100

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Ultra compact

              $226

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $110

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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              Brittmichelle (3:58 PM, March 12, 2012)
              the 610 does have panoramic