Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

99

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Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

86

Sony Cybershot TX10

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 93x54x13 mm
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Thin
Thickness
0.5"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot TX10

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
150 ms shutter lag
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Screen size
Larger screen
3.3" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
93x54x13 mm vs 95x56x17 mm
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More than 30% smaller
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
Weight
Lighter
109 g vs 133 g
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Around 20% lighter
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 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
Wide angle
Slightly 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
Slightly cheaper
$245.00 vs $266.00
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The best price we've seen is $21 cheaper (around 10% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              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-TX66:93x54x13 mm
              TX10:95x56x17 mm
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              DSC-TX66:1,229k dots
              TX10:921k dots
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Thin Help
              DSC-TX66:0.5"
              TX10:0.7"
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Light weight Help
              DSC-TX66:109 g
              TX10:133 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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-TX66:5.4x
              TX10:4x

              Compared to recent ultra compacts

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              DSC-TX66:3.3"
              TX10:3.0"
              Fastest shutter speed Very fast max shutter speeds Help
              DSC-TX66:1/4000s
              TX10:1/1600s
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              DSC-TX66:26 mm
              TX10:25 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $212

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $250

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $210

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $500

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $149 - $218

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              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
              Thickness Is thicker

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $260

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $165

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $189 - $347

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $280

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

              Compact

              $199

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Ultra compact

              $260

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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