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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

alaTest has collected and analyzed 209 reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the design and size are on the whole positive. The image quality and portability are also appreciated, but there are mixed reviews on the sensor and reliability. There are some negative comments about the flash and memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the design and performance are overall positive. The durability and usability also get good feedback. Views are divided on the image quality. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

 

Looking for a snapshot camera diminutive enough to squeeze into the tightest of pockets, yet still packing in most of the latest must haves and remaining usable in the practical sense? Almost an exact match for a credit card, apart from its still...

Small pocket-friendly size, high-ish effective resolution, affordable, well-constructed, large-ish touch screen, quick and easy to get up and running

Image quality is variable and the camera doesn’t cope well with less than ideal conditions; you’d do better with a slightly larger lens (and sensor)

Just small/large enough for usability not to suffer unduly, the T99 feels like good value for its asking price if all you want to do is take the occasional snap.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T99 review

 

The smart design and touchscreen aren't enough to make up for poor image quality.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Sony DSC T99

 

The Sony Cybershot DSC T99 offers a combination of a touch controlled LCD screen and the simplicity of a point and shoot digital camera. The design is attractive with a sliding lens cover. Picture quality is good and the Cybershot DSC T99 fits just...

Small size, design, responsive screen, touch control, ease of use

Colours could offer extra zest

The Sony Cybershot DSC T99 does a solid job. If you are looking for a touch controlled digital camera, but do not want to pay the top prices then this is a more reasonably priced option. It can take a decent snapshot and you should have no problems...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Rosie Tanner (digicambuyer.co.uk)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

 

The Sony T99: An impressive compact for a reasonable price

Sony’s DSC-T99 is a sturdy little camera that’s built to be taken out and about. It's accessible enough for most photographers to get to grips with, too

Feb, 2011

Expert review by (photoanswers.co.uk)

Sony Cybershot T99

 

Who is it designed for?

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 review

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 is basically the sexier ultracompact version of the company's W350 . It has many of the same features as that model, but switches from a telescoping external lens to an internal lens and adds a 3-inch touch screen....

Good looking; excellent feature set.

Slippery, small body; touch interface is a little laggy.

Sony packs a lot of features into the ultracompact Cyber-shot DSC-T99, but if you don't need or want the touch screen there are better values to be had.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Josh Fate (steves-digicams.com)

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T99 Review

 

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T99 is an affordable, easy-to-use and incredibly compact camera; making it a great travel companion. With its full feature set and great image quality, you will be happy with your images in just about any situation. Read more in...

Smaller than a standard deck of cards ; Easy to use and carry ; Wide 4x optical zoom lens ; Five colors: Black. Silver, Violet, Pink, Green ; Touch Screen is easy to use ; Excellent overall image quality ; Both Memory Stick and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible

Noise throughout images at all ISO settings ; Sub-Par battery life ; Slow shot-to-shot and burst performance

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T99 is an affordable, easy-to-use and incredibly compact camera; making it a great travel companion. With its full feature set and great image quality, you will be happy with your images in just about any situation. Read more in...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (photographyblog.com)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 Review

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 is a slim and stylish digital compact camera for beginners. The T99 features a 14.1 megapixel image sensor, 4x zoom lens with 25mm wide angle setting and Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, 720p HD movie recording, Sweep...

So is it time to approach the desk of your local camera emporium and utter the phrase 'make mine a T99'? If you're looking for an easy to use and very dinky digital compact with a smattering of style and a cherry pick of the latest technological must...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Sony DSC-T99

 

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 digital camera replaces the company's previous TX1 model, and is based around a 14.1 megapixel Sony Super HAD CCD image sensor with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar-branded 4x optical zoom lens. The Sony T99's lens offers a...

Nice wide-angle 4x Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar branded zoom lens (25-100mm) ; Extremely compact, lightweight ; Quality 720p MP4 movie mode ; Good Optical Image Stabilization ; Sweep Panorama for effortless panoramas ; iAuto (Intelligent Auto) works well ;...

Noise under control up to ISO 400, quality deteriorates at higher settings ; Very aggressive noise suppression overall limits even ISO 80 images to smaller print sizes than was obvious with our lab shots ; Requires optional Multi Connector cable for...

ISO 200 shots also look good at 13x19 inches, not much different from ISO 80 and 100.

Expert review by (etechreviews.net)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 – For snapshot photographers

 

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 is a camera made for snapshot photography and I won't recommend it to professionals who love to play with the settings a lot. There are some controls offered but shutter bug freaks won't be too happy with them. There is an Easy...

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