Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX20

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 27 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Waterproof Waterproof Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Weight Slightly lighter 133 g vs 147 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $219.98 vs $269.99
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The best price we've seen is $50 cheaper (around 20% less)
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 2s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX100v

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Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-TX20:96x56x18 mm
              DSC-TX100v:96x58x17 mm
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              DSC-TX20:921k dots
              DSC-TX100v:1,229k dots
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.7"
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-TX20:133 g
              DSC-TX100v:147 g
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              DSC-TX20:4s
              DSC-TX100v:2s
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $199

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $279

              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $315

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $451

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $499

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $297 - $548

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $185

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Waterproof

              $310

              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $134

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

              GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

              Waterproof

              $400

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Samsung NX2000

              Samsung NX2000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $299 - $319 with 20-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Much larger
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              $382 - $448

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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