As well as being compared against other waterproofs and ultra compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 is also often compared to travel zooms and compacts. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix ZS30 and the Lumix DMC-TS3) and Nikon (such as the AW130 and the Coolpix S2500)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX30 compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has a much larger screen (3.3" vs 1.5"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 461k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 3 mm), has a slightly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 350 shots), is older (february 2013 vs february 2014), doesn't have a built-in GPS and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3
2 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-TS3 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TS3 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TS3 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130
2 years newer
$430

Significant advantages of the AW130 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW130 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW130 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Ricoh WG-M1

Ricoh WG-M1
1 year newer
$248

Significant advantages of the WG-M1 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WG-M1 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the WG-M1 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix TS25

Panasonic Lumix TS25
similar age
$200

Significant advantages of the TS25 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TS25 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the TS25 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX20 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30
1 year newer
$584

Significant advantages of the D30 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D30 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the D30 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX30 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3.3" vs 2.7"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 230k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T7

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8 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-T7 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T7 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T7 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Sony Cybershot W570

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570
2 years older

Significant advantages of the W570 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the W570 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the W570 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX55 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
4 months newer
$165

Significant advantages of the DMC-XS3 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-XS3 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-XS3 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
1 year newer
$80 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX66 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX66 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX66 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX30 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3.3" vs 3"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 461k dots), has a touch screen, has an OLED screen (OLED vs LCD) and is waterproof.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 390 shots), is older (february 2013 vs april 2014) and doesn't support an external flash.

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30
similar age
$396

Significant advantages of the ZS30 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the ZS30 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the ZS30 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
10 months newer
$359

Significant advantages of the SX600 HS (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX600 HS (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the SX600 HS and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S810c

Nikon Coolpix S810c
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S810c (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S810c (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 820k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the S810c and DSC-TX30

  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3.3"
  • OLED screens: OLED vs OLED

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
1 year newer
$198

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-WX220 and DSC-TX30

  • Light weight: 121 g vs 140 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
similar age
$445

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much longer battery life: 400 shots vs 250 shots
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-HX50V and DSC-TX30

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
3 years newer
$368

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Much longer battery life: 390 shots vs 250 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 and DSC-TX30

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX30 compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 38 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3.3" vs 2.7"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 230k dots), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (96×59×15 mm) vs compact (110×71×28 mm)) and has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
3 years newer
$94 - $114

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED
  • Much larger: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×59×15 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and DSC-TX30

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.6"

Nikon Coolpix S2500

Nikon Coolpix S2500
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S2500 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S2500 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the S2500 and DSC-TX30

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×59×15 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.6"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V
2 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX100v (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX100v (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the DSC-TX100v and DSC-TX30

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (97×58×18 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×59×15 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3.3"

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W650 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.6 vs f/3.5

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W650 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DSC-W650 and DSC-TX30

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×59×15 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.3"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T50
6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-T50 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T50 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 26 mm
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DSC-T50 and DSC-TX30

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×59×15 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.3"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W670

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W670
1 year older
$141

Significant advantages of the DSC-W670 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W670 (vs the DSC-TX30)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Doesn't have an OLED screen: LCD vs OLED

common strengths of the DSC-W670 and DSC-TX30

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×58×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×59×15 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.6"