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Sony DSC-T99 Digital Camera

Expert reviews are poor
Does not have a good battery life
Does not have good technical guidance
39 Reviews

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Power

Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

Two customers said in their reviews that it did not have a good battery life. Amazon.co.uk said five years ago “New CMOS battery; erase CMOS; unplug all components”. Nds mentioned on 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”.


Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Three people who reviewed it thought it did not have good technical guidance. Amazon.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “The online manual isn't that great”. Amazon.co.uk also said “There's a separate manual available from Supermicro that explains the IPMI system.” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “Spartan Manual” in their review.


Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

The average expert rating of this camera is 64% based on nine expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Expert Reviews, Digicam Buyer.co.uk and Cameras.co.uk. If all the digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are ranked by average expert review score then this digital camera is in the bottom 16%.

Good Owner Reviews

DSC-T99 owners on average rated this digital camera 87 out of 100. Over 88% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Good Brand

We checked 23,045 expert and user reviews (including 196 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its digital cameras. 83% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One owner wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-T99 was noisy. Dr Bill Utility wrote on Amazon “Also, they're quite noisy” and scored it 7 stars.


Does Not Have a Good Flash

Two people who reviewed it wrote that it did not have a good flash. Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “How am i supposed to flash the bios” . Jimma101 mentioned on 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.

Not Good for Video Recording

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was not good for video recording. Five years ago Amazon.co.uk wrote “Jumpy Video” in their review of this digital camera. Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “Video Over Sharpened” in their review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen. Six years ago Dr Bill Utility rated the product 5 stars and mentioned in their Sony DSC-T99 review “The touch screen works OK”. Also six years ago Jimma101 mentioned on Amazon “The touch screen is easy to navigate”. Nz Mick mentioned “The size is awesome and the display screen is top quality” in their review of the Sony DSC-T99.

Good Quality Lens

One customer who reviewed it considered that it had a good lens. Dr Bill Utility said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The lens cover slides nicely”.

Good Quality Pictures

Seventeen customers who reviewed the product considered that it was able to produce good images. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com gave it a rating of 6 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera seven years ago “If you're looking for a compact, attractive digicam that captures good photos with accurate colors, then by all means pick it up”. Expert review site Digicambuyer.co.uk said “It’s accessible enough for most photographers to get to grips with, tooOverall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features”. Mel wrote on Amazon “I was very disappointed and am sending this camera back for the simple fact that it dosen't take good pictures” in his review of this digital camera and scored it 6 stars.


Features

Good Features

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


Design

Good Quality

Ten owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Amazon.co.uk wrote “Quality Construction”. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on Expert Reviews “The smart design and touchscreen aren’t enough to make up for poor image quality”. Mel he mentioned in his review of this digital camera six years ago “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 the product thought it was good looking. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert review site Expert Reviews “Sony knows how to make a good looking camera”. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk said “If looking stylish while taking photos is as important to you as capturing good-looking images” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 is a good-looking 14 megapixel compact camera with a large 3 inch touchscreen LCD”.

Two owners who purchased the product agreed that it was well designed. Cameras.co.uk said “It has a stylish design including a sliding lens cover”. Mel wrote on Amazon “The sony DSC T99 has a modern touchscreen and is well designed.” in his Sony DSC-T99 review.

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Easy to Assemble

Four customers who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use. David wrote in his review of this digital camera on 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”. Mrs. Christine Johnson wrote “This is a excellent easy to use camera and the pictures he took are fantastic”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to assemble. Five years ago Amazon.co.uk said “Took very little time to build the node which included this board, Intel 3 1270 3 (Bundle discount), 16G Crucial unbuff” nonetheless they only gave it a score of 1 stars.

One owner who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus.

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Well Made

Seven customers who purchased this digital camera thought it was well made. Five years ago Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “My old NAS was built with random parts” but in spite of that they scored it 17.6 out of 100. Six years ago Digicambuyer.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera on Digicam Buyer.co.uk “Sony’s DSC-T99 is a sturdy little camera that’s built to be taken out” and scored the product 5 stars. Expert website Cameras.co.uk said in their review of the Sony DSC-T99 in the same month “The Sony Cybershot DSC T99 does a solid job”.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was reliable. Amazon.co.uk wrote “Time will tell if it is as reliable as I hope” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was strong and durable. Jimma101 scored the product 7 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “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”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Nine people who purchased the Sony DSC-T99 mentioned that it was compact. Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera on CNET.co.uk “There are much better compact cameras available for the price”. Cameras.co.uk said “The Sony Cybershot DSC T99 is an ultra compact digital camera” in their review of this 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.

One owner who purchased it thought it was thin. Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “With its touchscreen and slim, stylish body”. One owner wrote in their reviews that it was good structurally.

One owner who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Six years ago Nds wrote on Amazon “I bought it for myself as my old one was too chunky and kept turning itself off”.

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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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