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 91x51x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
116 g

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
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.6 vs f/3.2
Help
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
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size
Smaller
91x51x19 mm vs 98x56x20 mm
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Around 20% smaller
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W620

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Lowest price
Cheaper
$84.95 vs $139.68
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The best price we've seen is $55 cheaper (around 40% 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
              W57091x51x19 mm
              DSC-W62098x56x20 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              116 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              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
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              W5701 fps
              DSC-W6201.1 fps
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              220 shots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $168

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $112

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $169

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $180 - $230

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Zoom More zoom
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $329

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Ricoh CX6

              Ricoh CX6

              Travel zoom

              $416

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $148

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $177

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              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 Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Ultra compact

              $132

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price More expensive

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