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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 
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General
Model Number: DSC-T99
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $249.00
Street Price: $169.00
Date Available: 2010-08-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.3 oz (121 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.7 in.
(93 x 56 x 17 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: SuperCCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony
Effective Megapixels: 14.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.43 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif v2.21)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: Component
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar; 12 elements in 10 groups, 6 aspheric, 1 prism
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 100 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/6.3 (wide) / f/4.6 - ?? (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-points / center / spot / flexible spot (touch)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto (80-3200), Program Auto (80-800), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, Underwater 1/2, One Push, One Push Set
Shutter Speed Range: 2 - 1/1600
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Intelligent Auto, Easy Shooting, High Sensitivity, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks,Hi-speed Shutter, Gourmet, Pet, Soft Skin, Sweep Panorama, Underwater Sweep Panorama
Self Timer: 2,10, Portrait1/2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx. 0.08-.2.8m(W) / Approx. 0.5-2.3m(T), ISO3200: up to Approx. 5.6m(W) / Approx. 4.6m(T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MPEG-4
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Multi-connector (AV(SD/HD Component), USB, DCIN)
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 3.42
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 0.69
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 2
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.709
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.702
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.131
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 2.30
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 9,039
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BN1
Usable Battery Types: InfoLithium rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BN1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 230
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Picture Motion Browser Vers 5.3 , PMP Portable 5.2/1.2, Music Transfer
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7, Mac OSX v(10.4-10.6)
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical SteadyShot, Touchscreen LCD, iAuto, Sweep Panorama. Available in Silver, Black, Purple, Green and Violet.

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