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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

59

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

42

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 91x52x17 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Weight
Light-weight
121 g
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 

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
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Wide angle
Slightly 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 $219.88
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (more than 30% 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
91x52x17 mm vs 102x58x29 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
Shutter lag
Significantly less shutter lag
250 ms vs 430 ms
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More than 40% less delay when taking photos
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 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm 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
              Lens
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-T99:121 g
              DSC-W350:117 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              DSC-T99:0.7 fps
              DSC-W350:1.4 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              DSC-T99:430 ms
              DSC-W350:250 ms
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              DSC-T99:720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W350:720p
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Compact

              $249

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Weight Heavier
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900

              Ultra compact

              $290

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700

              Ultra compact

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-T110

              Sony Cybershot T110

              Ultra compact

              $219

              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Compact

              $274

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Weight Heavier
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $119

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cybershot W530

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

              Ultra compact

              $140

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $271 - $360

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

              Compact

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger

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