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

vs

     
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 93x54x13 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x58x17 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX66

Report a correction
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
Help
The DSC-TX66's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size Smaller 93x54x13 mm vs 96x58x17 mm
Help
More than 30% smaller
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 26 mm vs 27 mm
Help
Almost the same
Weight Lighter 109 g vs 147 g
Help
Around 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.5" vs 0.7"
Help
Around 30% thinner
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 2s
Help
15x longer exposures
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 Learn more about
the Sony DSC-TX66

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX100v

Report a correction
Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
Help
OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Macro focus Much better macro capability 5 cm vs 10 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
Help
Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen size Larger screen 3.5" vs 3.3"
Help
Around 10% larger screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V Learn more about
the Sony DSC-TX100v
vs

recommendations

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

Snapsort Recommends
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 75
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        65 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution Very high resolution screens Help
              1,229k dots
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-TX66:93x54x13 mm
              DSC-TX100v:96x58x17 mm
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              DSC-TX66:3.3"
              DSC-TX100v:3.5"
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-TX66:0.5"
              DSC-TX100v:0.7"
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-TX66:109 g
              DSC-TX100v:147 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              DSC-TX66:10 cm
              DSC-TX100v:5 cm
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DSC-TX66:5.4x
              DSC-TX100v:4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $212

              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $287

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $209

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $279

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Compact

              $178

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Compact

              $626

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $190

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

              Ultra compact

              $473

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $178

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $150

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

              appearance

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

              discussion

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66
              Cybershot DSC-TX66
              Sony

              Report a correction
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V
              Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v
              Sony

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments