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

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 
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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 Significantly 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
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
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.7" vs 1.1"
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More than 40% thinner
Sensor size Larger sensor 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/2.7" 5.6x4.2mm
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More than 20% larger sensor
Macro focus Better macro capability 4 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
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 Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-T99:121 g
              DSC-W350:117 g
              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-T99:0.7 fps
              DSC-W350:1.4 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              DSC-T99:720p @ 30fps
              DSC-W350:720p
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot W530

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

              Ultra compact

              $187

              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $165

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Ultra compact

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-T110

              Sony Cybershot T110

              Ultra compact

              $249

              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Size Smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $320 - $377

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

              Ultra compact

              $473

              Size Significantly smaller
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Waterproof

              $250 - $310

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Weight Heavier
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $328

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

              Compact

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Ultra compact

              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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