Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 Review

Overall Score

32

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 25-100 mm (4x) F3.5-4.6 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 93 x 56 x 17 mm, 121g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 Overview


First introduced in July, 2010, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Sony T99 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

Sensor resolution of Sony T99 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Sony T99 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony T99


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
121g Light Body
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
4.6 Lens at Tele
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Full HD Video
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1250s
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.6
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1250s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 has an Overall Score of 32/100 and ranked #646 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1070 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony T99 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
30
Value for money score
50
Portability score
99
Overall score
32
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Sony T99


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 weighs 121g and has external dimensions of 93 x 56 x 17mm (3.66 x 2.2 x 0.67"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Sony T99 is 17 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony T99 is less by 3mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony T99
121g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony T99
17mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-T99 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-T99
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 Sony TX30 141 g 121 g 96 x 59 x 15 mm 93 x 56 x 17 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Sony WX220 121 g 121 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 93 x 56 x 17 mm
Pentax WG-3 GPS Pentax WG-3 GPS 238 g 121 g 125 x 64 x 33 mm 93 x 56 x 17 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Sony TX20 133 g 121 g 96 x 56 x 18 mm 93 x 56 x 17 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 121 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 93 x 56 x 17 mm
Fujifilm X20 Fujifilm X20 353 g 121 g 117 x 70 x 57 mm 93 x 56 x 17 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Panasonic LX5 271 g 121 g 110 x 65 x 43 mm 93 x 56 x 17 mm
Casio Exilim EX-FC150 Casio EX-FC150 173 g 121 g 99 x 58 x 28 mm 93 x 56 x 17 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-T99
Announced July, 2010
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/2 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1250 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.60
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red eye, Slow syncro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model NP-BN1
Physical
Weight 121 g
Physical Dimensions 93 x 56 x 17 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/ SDHC/ SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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