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Sony T900 vs Sony WX300

Portability
96
Imaging
35
Features
30
Overall
33
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900 front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 front
Portability
94
Imaging
42
Features
38
Overall
40

Sony T900 vs Sony WX300 Key Specs

Sony T900
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 35-140mm (F3.5-10.0) lens
  • 143g - 98 x 58 x 16mm
  • Launched February 2009
Sony WX300
(Full Review)
  • 18MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-500mm (F3.5-6.5) lens
  • 166g - 96 x 55 x 25mm
  • Released February 2013
  • Later Model is Sony WX350
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Sony T900 vs Sony WX300 Overview

Here is a in-depth review of the Sony T900 vs Sony WX300, one being a Ultracompact and the other is a Small Sensor Superzoom and both are built by Sony. There exists a significant gap between the sensor resolutions of the T900 (12MP) and WX300 (18MP) but they possess the exact same sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The T900 was introduced 5 years prior to the WX300 and that is quite a sizable gap as far as technology is concerned. Both the cameras come with different body type with the Sony T900 being a Ultracompact camera and the Sony WX300 being a Compact camera.

Before delving straight into a step-by-step comparison, below is a quick highlight of how the T900 matches up against the WX300 when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Sony T900 over the Sony WX300

 T900 WX300 
Manual focus Dial accurate focus
Display dimension3.5"3"Larger display (+0.5")
Display resolution922k460kSharper display (+462k dot)
Touch display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Sony WX300 over the Sony T900

 WX300 T900 
ReleasedFebruary 2013February 2009Fresher by 48 months

Common features in the Sony T900 and Sony WX300

 T900 WX300 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen

Sony T900 vs Sony WX300 Physical Comparison

If you're looking to carry your camera frequently, you'll have to factor in its weight and size. The Sony T900 comes with outer dimensions of 98mm x 58mm x 16mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.6") and a weight of 143 grams (0.32 lbs) while the Sony WX300 has specifications of 96mm x 55mm x 25mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 1.0") and a weight of 166 grams (0.37 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ depending on the lens you are employing at the time. Following is the front view scale comparison of the T900 vs the WX300.

Sony T900 vs Sony WX300 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the T900 and WX300 is 96 and 94 respectively.

Sony T900 vs Sony WX300 top view buttons comparison

Sony T900 vs Sony WX300 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it's tough to visualise the contrast between sensor sizing only by reviewing technical specs. The graphic below may give you a more clear sense of the sensor dimensions in the T900 and WX300.

As you have seen, the two cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements but not the same resolution. You should anticipate the Sony WX300 to offer you more detail using its extra 6MP. Greater resolution will help you crop images somewhat more aggressively. The older T900 is going to be behind when it comes to sensor technology.

Sony T900 vs Sony WX300 sensor size comparison

Sony T900 vs Sony WX300 Screen and ViewFinder

Sony T900 vs Sony WX300 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Sony T900
Portrait photography with Sony WX300
27
has manual focus
manual exposure not possible
no external flash support
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
36
good megapixels (18MP)
supports face detect focus
lack of manual focus
manual mode not possible
no external flash support
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Sony T900
Street photography with Sony WX300
57
built in image stabilization (Optical)
screen does not articulate
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
63
built in image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than average in class (166 grams)
no articulating screen
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Sony T900
Sports photography with Sony WX300
24
built in image stabilization (Optical)
low max shutter speed (1/1,000 seconds)
continuous shooting slow (2.0 fps)
no shutter priority mode
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no phase detect auto focus
49
long zoom range (25-500mm 20.0 x zoom)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (18MP)
supports tracking focus
no shutter priority mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Sony T900 Travel photography highlights
Sony WX300 Travel photography highlights
52
flash built-in
missing Time Lapse recording
low megapixels (12MP)
display is not selfie friendly
wide angle not the best (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
71
lighter than average in class (166g)
good megapixels (18 megapixels)
flash built-in
decently wide (25mm)
great reach (500mm)
doesn't have Timelapse mode
display is not selfie friendly
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Sony T900 as a Landscape photography camera
Sony WX300 as a Landscape photography camera
37
has manual focus
very good size screen (3.5 inches)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
can't switch lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
manual exposure not possible
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
missing Time Lapse recording
44
decently wide (25mm)
pretty good screen size (3")
built in image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (18 megapixels)
lack of manual focus
can't change lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
manual mode not possible
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
doesn't have Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Sony T900
Vlogging with Sony WX300
28
has touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Optical)
wide angle not the best (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
display is not selfie friendly
low res video (1280 x 720 resolution)
missing external mic port
35
decently wide (25mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
supports face detect focus
high quality video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
lighter than average in class (166 grams)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
display is not selfie friendly
doesn't have microphone jack
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Sony T900 vs Sony WX300 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sony T900 and Sony WX300
 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
General Information
Company Sony Sony
Model type Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Category Ultracompact Small Sensor Superzoom
Launched 2009-02-17 2013-02-20
Body design Ultracompact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixel 18 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Full resolution 4000 x 3000 4896 x 3672
Max native ISO 3200 3200
Min native ISO 80 80
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Total focus points 9 -
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 35-140mm (4.0x) 25-500mm (20.0x)
Maximal aperture f/3.5-10.0 f/3.5-6.5
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 3.5 inch 3 inch
Display resolution 922k dot 460k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 2 seconds 4 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/1000 seconds 1/1600 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 2.0fps 10.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 2.90 m (Auto ISO) 4.30 m
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync -
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50 fps)
Max video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video format Motion JPEG AVCHD
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 143 grams (0.32 lb) 166 grams (0.37 lb)
Dimensions 98 x 58 x 16mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.6") 96 x 55 x 25mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 1.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery ID - NP-BX1
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) -
Time lapse recording
Type of storage Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo, Internal SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Storage slots Single Single
Pricing at launch $300 $330