Updated (July 2011): Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

55

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Really small
Size
Ultra compact (91×52×17 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
Light-weight
Weight
117 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Size
Really small
Compact (102×58×29 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-T99

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 26 mm
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Almost the same
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 2s
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15x longer exposures
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$149.99 vs $172.99
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The best price we've seen is $23 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W350

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.7 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-W350's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Size
Significantly smaller
91×52×17 mm vs 102×58×29 mm
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2.1x smaller
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.7" vs 1.1"
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More than 40% thinner
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 8.1 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Macro focus
Better macro capability
4.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm vs 1/2.7" 5.6x4.2mm
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More than 20% larger sensor
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
1.4 fps vs 0.7 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-T99121 g
              DSC-W350117 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              DSC-T995.0 cm
              DSC-W3504.0 cm
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              DSC-T990.7 fps
              DSC-W3501.4 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              DSC-T99720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W350720p
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $225

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100

              Compact

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

              Compact

              $169

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700

              Ultra compact

              $200

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

              Ultra compact

              $300

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Much thinner
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $210

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Much larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $293 - $298

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $177 - $197

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $189

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Ultra compact

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Size Slightly larger

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