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Sony DSC-T99 Digital Camera

Poor expert reviews
Does not have a good battery life
Does not have a good flash
39 Reviews

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Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

Two owners reckoned that it did not have a good battery life. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-T99 “New CMOS battery; erase CMOS; unplug all components”. Nds said on expert review site Amazon “Only thing i would say is I wish it would take normal batteries as well as I am always worried the battery will run out” in their review of this digital camera.


Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

Nine experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Expert Reviews, Pocket Lint and Digicam Buyer.co.uk have rated this digital camera on average 64%. It seems that experts really don't rate this camera very highly.

User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this Sony camera is 87 out of 100 based on 36 user reviews. Over 88% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 23,306 expert and owner reviews (including 196 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its cameras. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 83% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Five owners who bought the product reckoned that it was good value for money. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com said “Share Along side their DSC-WX5 and DSC-TX9 announcements, Sony has released a new affordable T-series model”. Expert website Cameras.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Do not want to pay the top prices then this is a more reasonably priced option” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Jimma101 wrote on expert review site Amazon “I have recently purchased this camera elsewhere for a cheaper price (including a Class 4, 4GB SanDisk card”.


Does Not Have a Good Flash

Two owners considered that it did not have a good flash. Website Amazon.co.uk gave it a rating of 60 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “How am i supposed to flash the bios”. Jimma101 said on expert review site Amazon “However pictures taken indoors or at low light levels do not seem to be as crisp and when using the flash were a little over exposed” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Not Good for Video Recording

Two customers who reviewed the product thought it was not good for video recording. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Jumpy Video” in their Sony DSC-T99 review. They also wrote “Video Over Sharpened” in their review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good screen. Dr Bill Utility wrote “The touch screen works OK” and gave the Sony DSC-T99 a score of 80 out of 100. Jimma101 mentioned “The touch screen is easy to navigate” in their review of this digital camera. Nz Mick said on expert review site Amazon “The size is awesome and the display screen is top quality”.

Good Quality Pictures

Seventeen customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “If you're looking for a compact, attractive digicam that captures good photos with accurate colors, then by all means pick it up” . Expert website Digicambuyer.co.uk scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “It’s accessible enough for most photographers to get to grips with, tooOverall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features” in their review of the Sony DSC-T99. Six years ago Mel said in his review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon “I was very disappointed and am sending this camera back for the simple fact that it dosen't take good pictures”.


Features

Good Features

Five customers said that it had good features. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Lots of features; out-of-band management is a great feature” in their review of this digital camera. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on expert website Pocket Lint “Not a bad set of features for the price being asked here.” in their review of this digital camera. Steves-Digicams.com said on expert review site Steve's Digicams “Boasts some appealing features for a sub $250 ultra-compact digicam”.


Design

Good Quality

Ten owners thought the Sony DSC-T99 was good quality. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote five years ago “Quality Construction” in their review of this digital camera. Seven years ago Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “The smart design and touchscreen aren’t enough to make up for poor image quality” in their review of this digital camera. Mel he said “What is the point of that if at the end of the day it doesn't take good photos! I'm not expecting proffessional quality as these are compact cameras.”.

Nice Design

Eight people who bought this digital camera considered that it was good looking. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said seven years ago “Sony knows how to make a good looking camera”. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “If looking stylish while taking photos is as important to you as capturing good-looking images” although they rated the product 3 stars out of 5. They also wrote “With its touchscreen and slim, stylish body” in their review.

Two customers who bought it thought it was well designed. Expert website Cameras.co.uk scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It has a stylish design including a sliding lens cover”. Mel said “The sony DSC T99 has a modern touchscreen and is well designed.”.

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Easy to Use

Four owners thought it was easy to use. David gave the Sony DSC-T99 the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Just what I have been looking for a camera that does what it says on the tin, Easy to use and also easy to download from to my computer” in his review of this digital camera. Mrs. Christine Johnson wrote on expert review site Amazon “This is a excellent easy to use camera and the pictures he took are fantastic”.

Well Made

Seven owners who reviewed it thought it was well made. Five years ago website Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera “My old NAS was built with random parts” yet they scored the product 60 out of 100. Expert review site Digicambuyer.co.uk said “Sony’s DSC-T99 is a sturdy little camera that’s built to be taken out”. Expert website Cameras.co.uk mentioned “The Sony Cybershot DSC T99 does a solid job” in their review of this digital camera.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-T99 in October 2013.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Nine customers who purchased the product considered that it was compact. Expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “There are much better compact cameras available for the price” however despite that they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Six years ago expert website Cameras.co.uk said in their review of the Sony DSC-T99 “The Sony Cybershot DSC T99 is an ultra compact digital camera”. Cnet.co.uk also wrote “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 certainly has more flair than your average point-and-shoot compact camera” in their review.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dsct99b, sony dsct99g, sony dsct99v, sony dsct99p
Barcodes 00027242793019, 00027242793026, 00027242793033, 00027242793040, 00027242793057, 00033172016906, 00033172016913

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