Sony Cybershot W570 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.6
Really small
Size
Ultra compact (91×52×20 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Size
Really small
Super compact (98×56×20 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
116 g

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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
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.6 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the W570's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size
Smaller
91×52×20 mm vs 98×56×20 mm
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Around 20% smaller
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W620

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Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$115.98 vs $137.17
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The best price we've seen is $21 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              W57091×52×20 mm
              DSC-W62098×56×20 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              116 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              W570$137.17
              DSC-W620$115.98
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              W5701 fps
              DSC-W6201.1 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              220 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $97 - $98

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              3D Captures 3D images
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $125

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W670

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W670

              Compact

              $104

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

              Compact

              $161

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Movie format Records lower quality movies

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              $99

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $213

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70

              Compact

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $178

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $179

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              $225

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix T300

              Fujifilm FinePix T300

              Travel zoom

              $144

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W520

              Sony Cybershot W520

              Compact

              $155

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Compact

              $145

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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