Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 vs Sony Cybershot TX10

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Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

100

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

87

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

Large screen
Screen size
3.3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Really small
Size
Ultra compact (93×54×13 mm)
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot TX10

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots

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Explore our gallery of 10 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66.
Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10.

differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX66

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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.3" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
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
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
93×54×13 mm vs 96×56×18 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.5" vs 0.7"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
109 g vs 133 g
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Around 20% 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
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 2s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony TX10

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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 10.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 26 mm
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Almost the same
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Lowest price
Cheaper
$179.00 vs $272.95
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The best price we've seen is $94 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Size Very small Help
              DSC-TX6693×54×13 mm
              TX1096×56×18 mm
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              DSC-TX661,229k dots
              TX10921k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              DSC-TX663.3"
              TX103"
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Thickness Very thin Help
              DSC-TX660.5"
              TX100.7"
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-TX66109 g
              TX10133 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DSC-TX665.4x
              TX104x
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              Compared to recent ultra compacts

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Built-in flashes Help
              Usually standard
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              DSC-TX661/4000s
              TX101/1600s
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              DSC-TX6626 mm
              TX1025 mm
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $188 - $198

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $200

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $467

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $140 - $170

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

              Compact

              $294

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $290

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Compact

              $280

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $379

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Samsung NX Mini

              Samsung NX Mini

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $371 body only

              $275 - $479 with 9-27mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Fujifilm FinePix XP30

              Waterproof

              $332

              GPS Has a GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Fujifilm FinePix XP150

              Waterproof

              $325

              GPS Has a GPS
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3

              Waterproof

              $390

              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $300

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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