Sony Cybershot W570 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

48

Runner-up

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

Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
116 g

Items often bought with the W570 or DSC-W620

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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
$112.00 vs $137.18
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The best price we've seen is $25 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 Very small Help
              W57091×52×20 mm
              DSC-W62098×56×20 mm
              Weight Very light Help
              116 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              W570$137.18
              DSC-W620$112.00
              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
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              220 shots
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $96

              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-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $128

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              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
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $135

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Ultra compact

              $100

              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-W650

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Compact

              $99

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $197

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon IXUS 165

              Canon IXUS 165

              Travel zoom

              $137 - $139

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Compact

              $90

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon AW130

              Nikon AW130

              Waterproof

              $249 - $297

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Ultra compact

              $225

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $140

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $173

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $173

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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