As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T33 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and ultra compacts. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T33's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS Rebel T6i and the Rebel T3i) and Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-TX55 and the Cyber-shot DSC-T3)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T33 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 1.5"), is significantly smaller (compact (99×61×21 mm) vs compact (65×87×35 mm)), is newer (january 2005 vs january 2004), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.4") and is slightly lighter (150 g vs 210 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 35 mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC50

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Significant advantages of the DMC-LC50 (vs the DSC-T33)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LC50 (vs the DSC-T33)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly larger: Compact (65×87×35 mm) vs Compact (99×61×21 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.4" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the DMC-LC50 and DSC-T33

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-T33 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (99×61×21 mm) vs professional size (132×101×78 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (150 g vs 555 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (5 MP vs 24 MP) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
10 years newer
$549 (body only)
$729 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the DSC-T33)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 5 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the DSC-T33)

  • Much larger: Professional size (132×101×78 mm) vs Compact (99×61×21 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.8"
  • Much heavier: 555 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the T6i and DSC-T33

  • None found

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the DSC-T33)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 5 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the DSC-T33)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×80 mm) vs Compact (99×61×21 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.8"
  • Much heavier: 570 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the T3i and DSC-T33

  • None found

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
6 years newer
$394 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the DSC-T33)

  • Much higher true resolution: 12.2 MP vs 5 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Significantly larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the DSC-T33)

  • Much larger: Professional size (130×100×78 mm) vs Compact (99×61×21 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 459 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the T3 and DSC-T33

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, compared to ultra compact competitors the Sony DSC-T33 has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 26 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3.3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,229k dots), is slightly larger (compact (99×61×21 mm) vs ultra compact (93×54×13 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the DSC-T33)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the DSC-T33)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX55 and DSC-T33

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T3

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T3
4 months older

Significant advantages of the DSC-T3 (vs the DSC-T33)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T3 (vs the DSC-T33)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T3 and DSC-T33

  • None found