As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T10 is also often compared to waterproofs, ultra compacts and super zooms. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T10's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cybershot T110 and the Cybershot TX10) and Olympus (such as the Stylus Tough 8010 and the SP-550 UZ)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T10 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (90×55×21 mm) vs compact (104×64×28 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a slightly longer battery life (250 shots vs 200 shots), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (168 g vs 215 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (3x vs 4.6x), records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 720p), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), is older (august 2006 vs february 2010) and doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010
3 years newer
$570

Significant advantages of the Tough 8010 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much more zoom: 5x vs 3x
  • Higher resolution movies: 720p vs 480p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the Tough 8010 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 250 shots

common strengths of the Tough 8010 and DSC-T10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (95×62×22 mm) vs Super compact (90×55×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W5
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W5 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 1 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W5 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly larger: Compact (91×60×36 mm) vs Super compact (90×55×21 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.4" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the DSC-W5 and DSC-T10

  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T5

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-T5 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T5 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the DSC-T5 and DSC-T10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×60×20 mm) vs Super compact (90×55×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-TS3 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
  • Significantly more zoom: 4.6x vs 3x

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TS3 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (104×64×28 mm) vs Super compact (90×55×21 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the DMC-TS3 and DSC-T10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, compared to waterproof competitors the Sony DSC-T10 has significantly less zoom (3x vs 4x), records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots).

Sony Cybershot TX10

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the TX10 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TX10 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • None found

common strengths of the TX10 and DSC-T10

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, compared to ultra compact competitors the Sony DSC-T10 has significantly less zoom (3x vs 4.3x), records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and takes slightly lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Sony Cybershot T110

Sony Cybershot DSC-T110
4 years newer
$299

Significant advantages of the T110 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T110 (vs the DSC-T10)

  • None found

common strengths of the T110 and DSC-T10

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T10 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (90×55×21 mm) vs prosumer size (122×87×93 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.7") and is significantly lighter (168 g vs 577 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has slightly less zoom (3x vs 30x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 27 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots).

Olympus SP-550 UZ

Olympus SP-550 UZ
5 months newer
$529

Significant advantages of the SP-550 UZ (vs the DSC-T10)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SP-550 UZ (vs the DSC-T10)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (116×79×78 mm) vs Super compact (90×55×21 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 3.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the SP-550 UZ and DSC-T10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (116×79×78 mm) vs Super compact (90×55×21 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 460 g vs 168 g

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v
4 years newer
$314

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX100v (vs the DSC-T10)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 38 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX100v (vs the DSC-T10)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (122×87×93 mm) vs Super compact (90×55×21 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.7" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 577 g vs 168 g

common strengths of the DSC-HX100v and DSC-T10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (122×87×93 mm) vs Super compact (90×55×21 mm)
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 577 g vs 168 g