As well as being compared against other waterproofs and ultra compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX300V is also often compared to pro digicams, compacts, travel zooms and super zooms. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX300V's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v and the Cybershot DSC-TX66) and Olympus (such as the Tough TG-4 and the Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX300V compared to other waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3.3" vs 3"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 610k dots), is significantly smaller (ultra compact (96×58×16 mm) vs compact (104×67×26 mm)), has a touch screen and is thinner (0.6" vs 1").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), has a significantly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 320 shots), is older (january 2012 vs february 2014) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4
3 years newer
$447

Significant advantages of the TG-4 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-4 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-4 and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS
1 year newer
$596

Significant advantages of the TG-2 iHS (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-2 iHS (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-2 iHS and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Nikon Coolpix AW120
2 years newer
$514

Significant advantages of the AW120 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW120 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW120 and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX30 and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Fujifilm FinePix XP60
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the XP60 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the XP60 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

common strengths of the XP60 and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX20 and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX300V compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3.3" vs 3"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 230k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), has a slower max shutter speed (1/1600 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (2 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX66 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX66 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX66 and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55
6 months older

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX55 and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX70 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX70 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-WX70 and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD1000

Canon PowerShot SD1000
5 years older
$670

Significant advantages of the SD1000 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1000 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1000 and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX300V compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3.3" vs 3"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 922k dots), is significantly smaller (ultra compact (96×58×16 mm) vs compact (103×58×32 mm)), has a touch screen and is thinner (0.6" vs 1.2").

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/1.8), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 20 MP), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and is older (january 2012 vs august 2013).

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
3 years newer
$391

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.5
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly larger: Compact (98×58×31 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.2" vs 0.6"

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X and DSC-TX300V

  • Fairly small: Compact (98×58×31 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Have touch screens
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 0.6"

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120
1 year newer
$1,331

Significant advantages of the S120 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.5
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S120 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly larger: Compact (100×59×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.1" vs 0.6"

common strengths of the S120 and DSC-TX300V

  • Fairly small: Compact (100×59×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Have touch screens
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.6"

Nikon Coolpix P300

Nikon Coolpix P300
1 year older
$631

Significant advantages of the P300 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.5
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the P300 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly larger: Compact (103×58×32 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the P300 and DSC-TX300V

  • Thin: 1.3" vs 0.6"
  • Light weight: 189 g vs 129 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX300V compared to compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 35 mm), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 230k dots), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (96×58×16 mm) vs compact (97×59×22 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED) and has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 300 shots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX100v (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX100v (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the DSC-TX100v and DSC-TX300V

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (97×58×18 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3.3"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Much longer battery life: 300 shots vs 220 shots
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 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-W300 and DSC-TX300V

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×59×27 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Sony Cybershot DSC-W620
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-W620 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W620 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DSC-W620 and DSC-TX300V

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×56×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.6"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9
2 years older
$225

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX9 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX9 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the DSC-TX9 and DSC-TX300V

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (98×60×18 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3.3"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-G3 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-G3 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 26 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the DSC-G3 and DSC-TX300V

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3.3"
  • Fairly small: Compact (97×59×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX300V compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a built-in GPS, has a slightly larger screen (3.3" vs 3"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 921k dots), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 6 fps).

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 300 shots), is older (january 2012 vs february 2015) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1600 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix S9900

Nikon Coolpix S9900
3 years newer
$600

Significant advantages of the S9900 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 300 shots vs 220 shots
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S9900 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No touch screen
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the S9900 and DSC-TX300V

  • Built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
2 years newer
$399

Significant advantages of the SX710 HS (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX710 HS (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 922k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the SX710 HS and DSC-TX300V

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX300V compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3.3" vs 3"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 230k dots), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (96×58×16 mm) vs prosumer size (122×87×93 mm)), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 0.8 fps).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has slightly less zoom (5x vs 60x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a significantly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 330 shots).

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS
2 years newer
$180

Significant advantages of the SX400 IS (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX400 IS (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the SX400 IS and DSC-TX300V

  • Very small: Standard size (104×69×80 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Very light: 313 g vs 129 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 0.6"

Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600
2 years newer
$700

Significant advantages of the P600 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Much longer battery life: 330 shots vs 220 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the P600 (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the P600 and DSC-TX300V

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Light weight: 565 g vs 129 g
  • Thin: 4.2" vs 0.6"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX200V (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Much longer battery life: 450 shots vs 220 shots
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX200V (vs the DSC-TX300V)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (122×87×93 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-HX200V and DSC-TX300V

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (122×87×93 mm) vs Ultra compact (96×58×16 mm)
  • Built-in GPS
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 0.6"