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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
Macro focus
Great macro
4 cm
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
Macro focus Better macro capability 4 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
Battery life Longer battery life 250 shots vs 220 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
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
        Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
        W570:250 ms
        DSC-W610:480 ms
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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 Cybershot DSC-W580

        Sony Cybershot W580

        Compact

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Storage slots Has more storage slots
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $128

        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

        Ultra compact

        $255

        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

        Sony Cybershot WX7

        Compact

        $176

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Kodak EasyShare Z981

        Kodak EasyShare Z981

        Super zoom

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $170 - $189

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Placeholder

        Kodak DX6490

        Super zoom

        External flash Supports an external flash
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Much larger
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

        Compact

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

        Compact

        $98

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Samsung WB30F

        Samsung WB30F

        Ultra compact

        $103

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Screen size Larger screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $134 - $148

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger

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        discussion

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