As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100 is also often compared to ultra compacts, travel zooms, entry-level DSLRs, super zooms and pro DSLRs. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-T99 and the Cyber-shot DSC-T10) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS5 and the Lumix ZS25)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Sony DSC-T100 records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.5"), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99
3 years newer
$179

Significant advantages of the DSC-T99 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • Higher resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T99 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Larger: Compact (102×58×29 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-T99 and DSC-T100

  • None found

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)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T9

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T9
1 year older
$309

Significant advantages of the DSC-T9 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T9 (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-T9 and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Super compact (90×55×21 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300
1 year newer
$358

Significant advantages of the DSC-T300 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Better wide angle: 33 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T300 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T300 and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×59×21 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T500

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T500
1 year newer
$340

Significant advantages of the DSC-T500 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Better wide angle: 33 mm vs 35 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T500 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T500 and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Compact (97×59×22 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix S100

Nikon Coolpix S100
4 years newer
$299

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the S100 and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Super compact (99×65×18 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.7" 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 better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 26 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), is slightly larger (super compact (92×59×22 mm) vs ultra compact (95×59×16 mm)) and doesn't have a touch screen.

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5
3 years newer
$239

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-T700

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700
1 year newer
$430

Significant advantages of the DSC-T700 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T700 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T700 and DSC-T100

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
6 years newer
$1,295

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX30 and DSC-T100

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350
2 years newer
$178

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 Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1
2 years newer
$278

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

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T100 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), is slightly smaller (super compact (92×59×22 mm) vs compact (105×59×28 mm)) and is thinner (0.9" vs 1.1").

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 220 fps), is older (february 2007 vs january 2013) and is slightly more expensive ($399.99 vs $139.99).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS5 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 1 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS5 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Significantly larger: Compact (103×60×32 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DMC-ZS5 and DSC-T100

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the ZS25 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Records high-speed movies: 220 fps vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 480p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the ZS25 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Larger: Compact (105×59×28 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)

common strengths of the ZS25 and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×59×28 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

Sony CyberShot DSC-W730
5 years newer
$140

Significant advantages of the DSC-W730 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W730 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the DSC-W730 and DSC-T100

  • Very small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
6 years newer
$85 - $118

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
  • Significantly lighter: 122 g vs 197 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and DSC-T100

  • Very small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90
5 years newer
$293

Significant advantages of the DSC-H90 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H90 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (105×60×34 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DSC-H90 and DSC-T100

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T100 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3" vs 1.8"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is much smaller (super compact (92×59×22 mm) vs professional size (132×101×78 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (197 g vs 630 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (8 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
8 years newer
$469 (body only)
$749 - $798 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much larger: Professional size (132×101×78 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 555 g vs 197 g

common strengths of the T6i and DSC-T100

  • Inexpensive: $469.00 vs $399.99

Sony Alpha DSLR-A500

Sony Alpha DSLR-A500
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A500 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A500 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 480p @ 30fps
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (137×104×84 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)

common strengths of the DSLR-A500 and DSC-T100

  • None found

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

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2 years older
$599 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel XT (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XT (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 480p @ 30fps
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 3"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Rebel XT and DSC-T100

  • Very small: Prosumer size (127×94×64 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.5" vs 0.9"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T100 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (92×59×22 mm) vs large (131×97×126 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), is thinner (0.9" vs 5") and is significantly lighter (197 g vs 687 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has slightly less zoom (5x vs 30x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 22 mm), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 320 fps).

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200
5 years newer
$342

Significant advantages of the DSC-H200 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 22 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H200 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (123×83×87 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.4" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 530 g vs 197 g

common strengths of the DSC-H200 and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (123×83×87 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Thin: 3.4" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 530 g vs 197 g

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the HS30 EXR (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Records high-speed movies: 320 fps vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the HS30 EXR (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Much larger: Large (131×97×126 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much thicker: 5" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the HS30 EXR and DSC-T100

  • None found

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T100 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (lens vs none), is much smaller (super compact (92×59×22 mm) vs large (146×123×82 mm)), is slightly less expensive ($399.99 vs $2,187.24), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.2") and is significantly lighter (197 g vs 910 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,229k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (8 MP vs 36.2 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon D810

Nikon D810
7 years newer
$2,187 - $2,797 (body only)
$2,900 - $3,297 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D810 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Much higher true resolution: 36.2 MP vs 8 MP
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the D810 (vs the DSC-T100)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 0.9"
  • Much larger: Large (146×123×82 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)

common strengths of the D810 and DSC-T100

  • Light weight: 880 g vs 197 g
  • Built-in flashes

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II
6 years newer
$1,039 - $1,499 (body only)
$1,469 - $1,949 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7D Mark II (vs the DSC-T100)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the 7D Mark II (vs the DSC-T100)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much larger: Professional size (149×112×78 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)

common strengths of the 7D Mark II and DSC-T100

  • Fairly small: Professional size (149×112×78 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×22 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 910 g vs 197 g