As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100 is also often compared to ultra compacts and travel zooms. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-T10 and the Cyber-shot DSC-TX5) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-TZ60 and the Lumix DMC-FH8)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T100 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), is older (february 2007 vs january 2012), is slightly heavier (197 g vs 123 g) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T10
6 months older
$500

Significant advantages of the DSC-T10 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T10 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm

common strengths of the DSC-T10 and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Super compact (90×55×21 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T200

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T200
5 months newer
$318

Significant advantages of the DSC-T200 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T200 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T200 and DSC-T100

  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8
4 years newer
$205

Significant advantages of the DMC-FH8 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.5 vs f/3.5
  • Higher resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FH8 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FH8 and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×57×19 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-W170 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W170 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the DSC-W170 and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Compact (94×58×24 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-W90 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W90 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the DSC-W90 and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T100 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7") and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 720p), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 26 mm), is slightly larger (super compact (92×59×22 mm) vs ultra compact (91×52×17 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5
3 years newer
$340

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX5 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX5 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX5 and DSC-T100

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350
2 years newer
$174

Significant advantages of the DSC-W350 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W350 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W350 and DSC-T100

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
7 years newer
$120

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and DSC-T100

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77
1 year newer
$250

Significant advantages of the DSC-T77 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T77 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T77 and DSC-T100

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1
2 years newer
$280

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX1 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX1 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX1 and DSC-T100

  • None found

Samsung L210

Samsung L210
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the L210 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L210 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the L210 and DSC-T100

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Sony DSC-T100 has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (february 2007 vs february 2014).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
7 years newer
$340

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TZ60 and DSC-T100

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the SX160 IS (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX160 IS (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX160 IS and DSC-T100

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"