As well as being compared against other compacts, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 is also often compared to waterproofs, ultra compacts, travel zooms and mirrorless. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 and the Cyber-shot DSC-WX5) and Canon (such as the ELPH 100 HS and the PowerShot SD200)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX9 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3.5" vs 2.8"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 3.4 fps).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8) and slightly shorter exposures (2 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5
6 months newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX5 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.4 vs f/3.5

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX5 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.8" vs 3.5"
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-WX5 and DSC-TX9

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (92×52×22 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T9

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T9
4 years older
$600

Significant advantages of the DSC-T9 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T9 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 25 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the DSC-T9 and DSC-TX9

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (90×55×21 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the 100 HS (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 100 HS (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the 100 HS and DSC-TX9

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (93×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.5"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99
6 months newer
$159

Significant advantages of the DSC-T99 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T99 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 921k dots
  • Larger: Compact (102×58×29 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-T99 and DSC-TX9

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.5"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7
similar age
$312

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX7 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX7 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX7 and DSC-TX9

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very large screens: 3.5" vs 3.5"
  • Very small: Super compact (98×60×18 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)

Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95
7 months newer
$315

Significant advantages of the S95 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.5

Significant disadvantages of the S95 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 921k dots

common strengths of the S95 and DSC-TX9

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.5"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX9 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3.5" vs 3") and is slightly less expensive ($225.39 vs $379.52).

However, on average it slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), is older (january 2010 vs january 2012), doesn't have a built-in GPS and is not waterproof.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5
similar age
$380

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX5 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX5 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX5 and DSC-TX9

  • None found

Sony Cybershot TX10

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the TX10 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TX10 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

common strengths of the TX10 and DSC-TX9

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX20 and DSC-TX9

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX200V (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX200V (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX200V and DSC-TX9

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX9 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 35 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3.5" vs 2"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 230k dots), 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), is thicker (0.7" vs 0.6") and slightly shorter exposures (2 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Canon PowerShot SD200

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5 years older
$453

Significant advantages of the SD200 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD200 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD200 and DSC-TX9

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX66 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX66 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX66 and DSC-TX9

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX55 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX55 and DSC-TX9

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90
10 months older

Significant advantages of the DSC-T90 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T90 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T90 and DSC-TX9

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-T77 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T77 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T77 and DSC-TX9

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX9 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 39 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3.5" vs 1.8"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots), is significantly smaller (super compact (98×60×18 mm) vs compact (104×64×33 mm)) and has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift).

However, on average it has a slower max shutter speed (1/1600 of a second vs 1/2500 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Nikon Coolpix S9100
1 year newer
$360

Significant advantages of the S9100 (vs the DSC-TX9)

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

Significant disadvantages of the S9100 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Much larger: Compact (105×62×35 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the S9100 and DSC-TX9

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×62×35 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 214 g vs 149 g

Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the F500 EXR (vs the DSC-TX9)

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

Significant disadvantages of the F500 EXR (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (104×64×33 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 921k dots
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the F500 EXR and DSC-TX9

  • Fairly small: Compact (104×64×33 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 215 g vs 149 g

Canon PowerShot TX1

Canon PowerShot TX1
2 years older

Significant advantages of the TX1 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2500 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the TX1 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Much worse wide angle: 39 mm vs 25 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 3.5"
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the TX1 and DSC-TX9

  • Very small: Compact (89×60×29 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.7"
  • Light weight: 260 g vs 149 g

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sony DSC-TX9 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), has a much higher resolution screen (921k dots vs 460k dots), has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen and is thinner (0.7" vs 1.2").

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 25fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 1,200 fps), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 60 fps), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and is older (january 2010 vs september 2011).

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1
1 year newer
$832 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

Significant advantages of the J1 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,200 fps vs None
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 10 fps
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the J1 (vs the DSC-TX9)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the J1 and DSC-TX9

  • Fairly small: Compact (106×61×30 mm) vs Super compact (98×60×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 0.7"
  • Light weight: 277 g vs 149 g