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

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Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

71

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

61

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

Really small
Size
Ultra compact (93×54×13 mm)
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thin
Thickness
0.5"
 

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

Items often bought with the DSC-TX66 or DSC-TX100v

galleries

Explore our gallery of 10 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66.
Explore our gallery of 6 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX66

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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 4 f-stops better
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
93×54×13 mm vs 97×58×18 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
Thickness
Thinner
0.5" vs 0.7"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
109 g vs 147 g
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Around 30% lighter
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
Much longer exposures
30s vs 2s
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15x longer exposures
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$267.96 vs $294.49
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The best price we've seen is $27 cheaper (around 10% less)
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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
Screen size
Larger screen
3.5" vs 3.3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
5.0 cm vs 10.0 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
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Screen size Very large screens Help
              DSC-TX663.3"
              DSC-TX100v3.5"
              Screen resolution Very high resolution screens Help
              1,229k dots
              Size Very small Help
              DSC-TX6693×54×13 mm
              DSC-TX100v97×58×18 mm
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Fewer buttons
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Very thin Help
              DSC-TX660.5"
              DSC-TX100v0.7"
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              DSC-TX6610.0 cm
              DSC-TX100v5.0 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DSC-TX665.4x
              DSC-TX100v4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $228 - $258

              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $485

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $230

              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 Cyber-shot DSC-TX300V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX300V

              Waterproof

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $110

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $221

              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 Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $240

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

              Travel zoom

              $328 - $394

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon Coolpix P900

              Nikon Coolpix P900

              Super zoom

              $597 - $845

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Compact

              $139

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $89

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $257

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Much smaller screen

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