Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

73

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 93x54x13 mm
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX66

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-TX66's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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
Size
Smaller
93x54x13 mm vs 96x58x17 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 27 mm
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Almost the same
Weight
Lighter
109 g vs 147 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.5" vs 0.7"
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Around 30% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1600s
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2.5x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 2s
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15x 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
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen size
Larger screen
3.5" vs 3.3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Lowest price
Cheaper
$189.99 vs $272.95
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The best price we've seen is $83 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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
              Screen resolution Very high resolution screens Help
              1,229k dots
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-TX6693x54x13 mm
              DSC-TX100v96x58x17 mm
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              DSC-TX663.3"
              DSC-TX100v3.5"
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Thickness Very thin Help
              DSC-TX660.5"
              DSC-TX100v0.7"
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-TX66109 g
              DSC-TX100v147 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              DSC-TX6610 cm
              DSC-TX100v5 cm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DSC-TX665.4x
              DSC-TX100v4x
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198

              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $279

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $300

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $210

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $403

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Compact

              $222

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $136 - $218

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Compact

              $186

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $245

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Nikon Coolpix S2500

              Nikon Coolpix S2500

              Compact

              $133

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen

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