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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
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
250 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 
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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"
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Movie format Poor movies Help
        W570:720p @ 30fps
        DSC-W610:480p @ 30fps
        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
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        W570:28 mm
        DSC-W610:26 mm
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
        More buttons

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $130

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Ultra compact

        $78

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thicker
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $85 - $98

        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Compact

        $86 - $120

        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S230

        Nikon Coolpix S230

        Compact

        Screen size Larger screen
        Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $108 - $118

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        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
        Samsung WB30F

        Samsung WB30F

        Ultra compact

        $96 - $98

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Screen size Larger screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

        Sony Cybershot WX7

        Compact

        $176

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Heavier

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Ultra compact

        $255

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $130

        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Size Significantly larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

        Ultra compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        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
        Samsung ST66

        Samsung ST66

        Digicam

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability

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