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

56

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
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
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens

galleries

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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
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
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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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$154.99 vs $180.00
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The best price we've seen is $25 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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-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
              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
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              DSC-T99720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W350720p
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              DSC-T99430 ms
              DSC-W350250 ms
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $493

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $217

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $229

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T20

              Compact

              $294

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700

              Ultra compact

              $140

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

              Ultra compact

              $224

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Much thinner
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-T110

              Sony Cybershot T110

              Ultra compact

              $190

              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-W350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Ultra compact

              $132

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $190 - $209

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $212 - $248

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $154

              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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