Close

Loading image...
Sony DSC-T99
14 Images + 21 Videos

Sony DSC-T99 Digital Camera

Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Sony Cybershot DSC-T99 Unboxing and Review
Sony DSC-T99 : hands-on preview
Sony Cyber shot DSC T99 overview
Sony CyberShot DSC-T99 Camera Review

13 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 35 user reviews the average user rating of this Sony camera is 88%.

Good Product Quality

A number of Sony DSC-T99 reviewers mentioned that this digital camera was good quality. Six years ago Jimma101 mentioned “Pictures taken in daylight also appear of good quality” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Mel said in his review of the Sony DSC-T99 on Amazon “The sony DSC T99 has a modern touchscreen and is well designed.” nonetheless he gave this digital camera a rating of 1 stars. Mel also wrote “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.”.

Good Size

Some people who reviewed the product concluded that it was compact. Six years ago Mel mentioned “This camera 'looks' good & is compact and light, unforunately what a let down” in his review of this digital camera. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 is a good-looking 14 megapixel compact camera with a large 3 inch touchscreen LCD”. Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-T99 six years ago “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 certainly has more flair than your average point-and-shoot compact camera”.

One Sony DSC-T99 reviewer concluded that it was thin. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert review site CNET.co.uk “With its touchscreen and slim, stylish body” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

One Sony DSC-T99 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was a squeeze to fit in. Pocket-Lint.com said on Pocket Lint “Tweet Looking for a snapshot camera diminutive enough to squeeze into the tightest of pockets, yet still packing in most of the latest must haves” in their review of the Sony DSC-T99.

Read more Less

Nice Design

Several customers agreed that it was good looking. Dr Bill Utility mentioned “Good looking machine” in their review of this digital camera. Nds wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-T99 on Amazon “I am pretty sure I haven't fully discovered the capabilities of this camera yet”. Nz Mick gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review on Amazon “Anyway, highly recommend for anyone looking for a good quality stylish easy to travel digital camera”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was well designed.

Read more Less

Good Quality Pictures

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Dr Bill Utility gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “My first pictures came out fine, if a bit over exposed” in their review of the Sony DSC-T99. Dr Bill Utility also mentioned “However, if razor sharp pics are important to you, save up another”. Also six years ago Mel said “Am sending this camera back for the simple fact that it dosen't take good pictures” in his review of the Sony DSC-T99 nonetheless he only scored it 1 stars.

Robust

A few people who purchased the Sony DSC-T99 concluded that it was well made. Dr Bill Utility wrote in their review six years ago “The T99 gives a strong, solid feel in your hand” . In the same month expert review site Cameras.co.uk gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “The Sony Cybershot DSC T99 does a solid job” in their review.

Some Sony DSC-T99 reviewers reckoned that the Sony DSC-T99 was strong and durable. Jimma101 gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “The camera feels sturdy and I like the sliding front plate, although as mentioned in other posts the cover for the battery/memory card may be be a little flimsy” in their Sony DSC-T99 review. Digicambuyer.co.uk wrote in their review on Digicam Buyer.co.uk “Sony’s DSC-T99 is a sturdy little camera that’s built to be taken out”.

Read more Less

Easy to Use

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Mrs. Christine Johnson rated the product as excellent and she said “This is a excellent easy to use camera and the pictures he took are fantastic”. Expert website Photographyblog.com said “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”. Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Pocket Lint “Remaining usable in the practical sense? Almost an exact match for a credit card, apart from its stil”.

One person said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus.

Read more Less

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several Sony DSC-T99 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Dr Bill Utility wrote in their review of this digital camera “The touch screen works OK” . Six years ago Jimma101 said on Amazon “The touch screen is easy to navigate” in their review of the Sony DSC-T99. Nz Mick mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The size is awesome and the display screen is top quality”.

Reasonably Priced

Some Sony DSC-T99 reviewers wrote that it was good value for money. Jimma101 mentioned “I have recently purchased this camera elsewhere for a cheaper price (including a Class 4, 4GB SanDisk card” in their review and scored this digital camera 80 out of 100. Nz Mick wrote on Amazon six years ago “Being from New Zealand i also found the price to be very sharp yet this may have something to do with our exchange rate compared to the pound” in their review of the Sony DSC-T99 and scored the product very highly. In the same month Cameras.co.uk gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars and mentioned “Do not want to pay the top prices then this is a more reasonably priced option” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Technical Features

A few Sony DSC-T99 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it had good features. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on expert review site Pocket Lint “Not a bad set of features for the price being asked here.”. Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-T99 on expert review site Steve's Digicams “Boasts some appealing features for a sub $250 ultra-compact digicam”.

Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 14,398 owner and expert reviews for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range.

Chart

Good Video Capture

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Scott J. Mckinlay mentioned on Amazon “This is a cracking camera pics & video rec are spot on also just the right size to fit in your pocket fantastic” and rated the product as excellent.

Good Quality Lens

One Sony DSC-T99 owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens. Dr Bill Utility said in their Sony DSC-T99 review on Amazon “The lens cover slides nicely and feels well constructed”.

11 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Nine experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Expert Reviews, Cameras.co.uk and Digicam Buyer.co.uk have rated this camera on average 64 out of 100. Digital camera experts don't rate this digital camera very highly.

Poor Battery Life

One person who bought it considered that it did not have a good battery life. Nds said “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 although they gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Sony DSC-T99 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was not noisy. Dr Bill Utility mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Also, they're quite noisy” .

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-T99 does not have an image stabilizer, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the DV151, or the WB250 both from Samsung or the Sony DSC-HX200V which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DSC-T99 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other cameras which also support wi-Fi to this camera and we think the DV151, or the WB250 both from Samsung or the Sony ILCE-QX1 (£229.00) is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-T99, the DSC-T99 does not support video capability.

Other digital cameras which also support video capability that you might want to look at include the EOS 1D Mark III, or the EOS 1Ds Mark II both from Canon or the Samsung DV151 which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Sony DSC-T99 does not have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Canon EOS 1D Mark III, the Samsung DV151, or the Sony DSC-HX200V which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Not Waterproof

The Sony DSC-T99 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-T99 are also not waterproof.

Chart Edit

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-T99, the Sony DSC-T99 does not support Full HD video.

Alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the Samsung WB250, or the Sony DSC-QX30 (£259.99).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Not 3D

The DSC-T99 is not 3D. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-T99 are also not 3D.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-T99 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-T99 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Sony DSC-HX200V.

Read more Less Chart Edit

1 Other reason to consider the Sony DSC-T99

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this camera was released.

Specification

Design
Colour of Product

Expert Reviews

(14)
18 April 2011

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... Read more…

1 March 2011

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...

17 February 2011

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, tooOverall Our provides the latest...

26 January 2011

If looking stylish while taking photos is as important to you as capturing good-looking images, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 will probably appeal, but there are much better compact cameras...

12 January 2011

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...

« Prev 1 of 3 Next »

User Reviews

(24)
Reviewed 28 January 2011 by Dr Bill Utility
(Verified Purchase)

Build: The T99 gives a strong, solid feel in your hand. The bottom piece, though, is plastic and rather flimsy. The lens cover slides nicely and feels well constructed. Functions: The touch screen... Read more…

Reviewed 10 March 2011 by Jimma101

I have recently purchased this camera elsewhere for a cheaper price (including a Class 4, 4GB SanDisk card and a case which I found surprising, normally Amazon is the best place to go!) More... Read more…

Reviewed 3 April 2013 by David
(Verified Purchase)

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...

Reviewed 1 January 2016 by Amazon reader
(Verified Purchase)

Loved this camers but unfortunately dropped it and it was unable to be repaired...

Reviewed 1 December 2015 by DAVID JACOBS
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent camera, I love it!

« Prev 1 of 5 Next »

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dsct99, dsct99s, dsct99b, dsct99v, sony dsct99, sony dsct99b, sony dsct99g, sony dsct99v, sony dsct99p
Barcodes 00027242793019, 00027242793026, 00027242793033, 00027242793040, 00027242793057, 00033172016906, 00033172016913

Save Money with These Great Digital Camera Vouchers & Offers

£30 Off
Voucher
£30 Off a £300+ spend
Valid 1 Nov 16 - 31 Jan 17
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
£10 Off
Voucher
£10 Off a £30+ spend
Valid 16 Jan 17 - 23 Jan 17
Free Next Day Delivery
Voucher
Free Next Day Delivery on orders over £100
Valid 11 Jan 17 - 31 Jan 17

See How Other Digital Cameras Compare to the Sony DSC-T99

Sony DSC-QX30 vs Sony DSC-T99

Sony DSC-QX30 vs Sony DSC-T99
Sony DSC-QX30 Sony DSC-T99
£ 259.99
User Reviews Are Better
Expert Reviews Are Better
Eleven Months Newer

Sony ILCE-QX1 vs Sony DSC-T99

Sony ILCE-QX1 vs Sony DSC-T99
Sony ILCE-QX1 Sony DSC-T99
£ 229.00
Expert Reviews Are Better
Eleven Months Newer
Vastly Lower User Review Score

Sony DSC-RX1 vs Sony DSC-T99

Sony DSC-RX1 vs Sony DSC-T99
Sony DSC-RX1 Sony DSC-T99
£ 3,522.00
User Reviews Are Better
Expert Reviews Are a Lot Better
Feedback