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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 vs Sony Cybershot TX10

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 96x56x18 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot TX10

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 95x56x17 mm
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
150 ms shutter lag
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX20

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Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$209.98 vs $245.00
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The best price we've seen is $35 cheaper (more than 10% 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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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
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-TX20:96x56x18 mm
              TX10:95x56x17 mm
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.7"
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Light weight Help
              133 g
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              DSC-TX20:4s
              TX10:2s
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3.0"
              Common Weaknesses
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              250 shots
              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 - $226

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $219 - $347

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $239

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $240 - $312

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Waterproof

              $310

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-T110

              Sony Cybershot T110

              Ultra compact

              $220

              Waterproof Is not waterproof
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $250

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix AW130

              Nikon Coolpix AW130

              Compact

              $347

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Touch screen No touch screen
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

              Compact

              $100

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

              appearance

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

              discussion

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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