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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony W570

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Image stabilization Image stabilization 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
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/2.8
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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
Battery life Longer battery life 250 shots vs 220 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Macro focus Slightly better macro capability 4 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
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 Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        W570:91x51x19 mm
        DSC-W610:93x52x19 mm
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Weight Light weight Help
        W570:116 g
        DSC-W610:113 g
        Thickness Thin Help
        W570:0.8"
        DSC-W610:0.7"
        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        W570:2s
        DSC-W610:1s
        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
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Movie format Poor movies Help
        W570:720p @ 30fps
        DSC-W610:480p @ 30fps
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        W570:5x
        DSC-W610:4x

        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
        W570:5 cm
        DSC-W610:4 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
        W570:28 mm
        DSC-W610:26 mm

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $86 - $98

        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

        Compact

        $99

        3D Captures 3D images
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

        Compact

        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Ultra compact

        $255

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

        Ultra compact

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $99

        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $80

        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $99 - $128

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

        Ultra compact

        $188

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

        Sony Cybershot W580

        Compact

        $141

        Screen size Larger screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Slightly larger
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10

        Waterproof

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster
        Waterproof Waterproof
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix S2500

        Nikon Coolpix S2500

        Compact

        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Image stabilization Worse 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
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Size Slightly smaller
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $101

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $199

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

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        discussion

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