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

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

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

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$99.99 vs $168.00
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The best price we've seen is $68 cheaper (more than 40% 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
              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 resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

              Compact

              $190

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700

              Ultra compact

              $185

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8

              Compact

              $270

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

              Ultra compact

              $189

              Size Significantly smaller
              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Alpha NEX-3N

              Sony Alpha NEX-3N

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $300 body only

              $420 with 16-50mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              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 Cyber-shot DSC-W350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $230

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

              Compact

              $178

              Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

              Compact

              $85

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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