As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T2 is also often compared to travel zooms, pro digicams and entry-level DSLRs. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T2's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T2 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs none), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO), has a touch screen, has a slightly longer battery life (280 shots vs 250 shots) and is newer (october 2007 vs march 2005).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 26 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,229k dots), is slightly larger (ultra compact (87×57×20 mm) vs ultra compact (96×59×15 mm)), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2 fps vs 10 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the DSC-T2)

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Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the DSC-T2)

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common strengths of the DSC-TX30 and DSC-T2

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T3

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T3
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-T3 (vs the DSC-T2)

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Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T3 (vs the DSC-T2)

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common strengths of the DSC-T3 and DSC-T2

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T7

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2 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-T7 (vs the DSC-T2)

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Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T7 (vs the DSC-T2)

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common strengths of the DSC-T7 and DSC-T2

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compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T2 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is thinner (0.8" vs 1.7") and is slightly lighter (156 g vs 312 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots) and takes much lower resolution photos (8 MP vs 20 MP).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
8 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the DSC-T2)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 38 mm
  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 2 fps
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the DSC-T2)

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common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and DSC-T2

  • Have touch screens

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T2 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is much smaller (ultra compact (87×57×20 mm) vs compact (102×58×41 mm)), has a touch screen, is thinner (0.8" vs 1.6"), is much lighter (156 g vs 290 g) and is slightly less expensive ($235.99 vs $509.99).

However, on average it has a much smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/1.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,229k dots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
6 years newer
$510 - $748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the DSC-T2)

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Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the DSC-T2)

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common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and DSC-T2

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compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Canon Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i
1 year newer
$340 (body only)

Significant advantages of the T1i (vs the DSC-T2)

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Significant disadvantages of the T1i (vs the DSC-T2)

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common strengths of the T1i and DSC-T2

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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the Rebel XS (vs the DSC-T2)

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Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XS (vs the DSC-T2)

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common strengths of the Rebel XS and DSC-T2

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