Sony Cybershot TX10

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

82

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

68

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot TX10

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 95x56x17 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1 over the Sony Cybershot TX10.
 

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TF1

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Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$214.95 vs $245.00
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The best price we've seen is $30 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Sony TX10

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Size
Smaller
95x56x17 mm vs 102x62x23 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 1 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.5 vs f/3.6
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At its widest zoom, the TX10's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
133 g vs 152 g
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More than 10% lighter
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
250 shots vs 240 shots
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-TF1:0.9"
              TX10:0.7"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              DSC-TF1:f/3.6
              TX10:f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-TF1:102x62x23 mm
              TX10:95x56x17 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-TF1:152 g
              TX10:133 g
              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              DSC-TF1:240 shots
              TX10:250 shots
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              25 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $212

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $210

              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $274

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot D10

              Canon PowerShot D10

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Waterproof

              $310

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $150

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Waterproof Is not waterproof
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot D30

              Canon PowerShot D30

              Waterproof

              $299 - $329

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $97 - $300

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $128 - $169

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $160 - $169

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $120 - $159

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $300

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

              Compact

              $180

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $500

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $372

              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger

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