Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot TX10

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
150 ms shutter lag
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX20

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Lowest price Cheaper $209.00 vs $278.95
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (around 30% less)
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 2s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony TX10

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recommendations

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

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-TX20:96x56x18 mm
              TX10:95x56x17 mm
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.7"
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Weight Light weight Help
              133 g
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              DSC-TX20:4s
              TX10:2s
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3.0"
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              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
              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-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $287

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Ultra compact

              $300 - $360

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Waterproof Is not waterproof
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $540

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Waterproof Is not waterproof
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

              Compact

              $294

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Waterproof Is not waterproof
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $250

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $180

              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $199

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon PowerShot D20

              Canon PowerShot D20

              Waterproof

              $229 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $135 - $199

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Lowest price Cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $509

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              appearance

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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10
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              discussion

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20
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              Nico (8:44 PM, April 17, 2013)
              I own a tx10 and movie recording lag and "browser" lags and usability are tedious, hope tx 20 doesnt.
               
              me (4:52 PM, June 12, 2012)
              but tx10 owners have complained about movie recording lags and slow shooting speed. So for me, the TX20 is the winner