Sony just introduced the 14.1 megapixel DSC-T99 camera–an affordable T-series Cyber-shot model that will be available for about $250. With a CCD image sensor, the camera offers Sweep Panorama® mode, a 3-inch touch screen and a 25mm-wide Carl Zeiss® lens.
The DSC-T99 camera features a memory card slot compatible with both Memory Stick PRO Duo and class 4 and above SD/SDHC formats.
Also introduced today are Sony's Cyber-shot WX5 and TX9. The cameras are compared below.
|Effective Pixels||12.2 megapixels||12.2 megapixels||14.1 megapixels|
|Image Sensor||7.81mm (1/2.3 type) Exmor R CMOS||7.81mm (1/2.3 type) Exmor R CMOS||7.76mm (1/2.3 type) Super HAD CCD|
|Lens||Sony G||Carl Zeiss||Carl Zeiss|
|Zoom||5x (optical)||4x (optical)||4x (optical)|
|ISO||Auto/125/200/400/800/ 1600/3200||Auto/125/200/400/800/ 1600/3200||Auto/80/100/200/400/ 800/1600/3200|
|Sweep Panorama||Yes (including 3D, Intelligent)||Yes (including 3D; Intelligent; Underwater)||Yes (including Underwater)|
|Sweep Multi Angle||Yes||Yes||–|
|LCD screen size||7.0cm (2.8″)||8.8cm (3.5″)||7.5cm (3.0″)|
|Battery Life||115mins (230 shots) – CIPA standard with LCD on||115mins (230 shots) – CIPA standard with LCD on||115mins (230 shots) – CIPA standard with LCD on|
|Image stabiliser||Optical SteadyShot||Optical SteadyShot||Optical SteadyShot|
|Video recording||Full HD movie (1920×1080/50i MPEG-4 AVC(H.264))||Full HD movie (1920×1080/50i MPEG-4 AVC(H.264))||720p HD movie (1280×720 progressive 30 fps MPEG-4)|
|Internal memory||Approx. 32MB||Approx. 32MB||Approx. 32MB|
|Approx. dimensions WxHxD (mm)||91.7 x 51.9 x 21.5mm||97.8 x 59.5 x 17.5mm||93.0 x 55.6 x 16.8mm|
|Weight*||Approx. 130g||Approx. 133g||Approx. 105g|
|Colours||Black, silver, brown, gold and violet||Dark grey, gold, red||Black, silver, pink, green and violet|
*body only without battery or memory card