• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony W610 advantages over Canon A2500

  • Faster JPEG shooting
    1.0 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon A2500 advantages over Sony W610

  • More telephoto lens reach
    140 mm vs 105 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 1 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Sony DSC-W530

Sony W610
Sony DSC-W530
  • $203
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
Canon A2500
Sony DSC-W530
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Canon ELPH 100 HS

Sony W610
Canon ELPH 100 HS
  • $203
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • HDMI out
Canon A2500
Canon ELPH 100 HS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More pixels
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon 110 HS

Sony W610
Canon 110 HS
  • $203
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • HDMI out
Canon A2500
Canon 110 HS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • HDMI out

Compared to Canon A2400 IS

Sony W610
Canon A2400 IS
  • $203
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon A2500
Canon A2400 IS
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon A2600

Sony W610
Canon A2600
  • $203
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
Canon A2500
Canon A2600
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
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