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

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX20

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Lowest price Slightly cheaper $229.00 vs $258.00
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The best price we've seen is $29 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 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
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.7"
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              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 - $214

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $328

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Waterproof Is not waterproof
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $165

              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $289 - $524

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $280

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $250 - $297

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Ultra compact

              $266 - $360

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Waterproof

              $209 - $310

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

              Compact

              $230 - $259

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $165 - $195

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Lowest price Cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $447 - $449

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger

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              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