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
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
250 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
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
 
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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 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
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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
Macro focus Slightly 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
Lowest price Cheaper $254.98 vs $377.25
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The best price we've seen is $122 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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recommendations

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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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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
              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

              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Movie format Records lower quality movies

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix Z90

              Fujifilm FinePix Z90

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much smaller
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Samsung CL65

              Samsung CL65

              Compact

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300

              Compact

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

              Super zoom

              $634

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $223 - $328

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $220 - $249

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

              Compact

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Ultra compact

              $366

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

              appearance

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