Updated (July, 2011): Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot TX10

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX100v

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
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 resolution Higher resolution screen 1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Lowest price Cheaper $241.99 vs $289.00
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The best price we've seen is $47 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Sony TX10

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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
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 27 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Waterproof Waterproof Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Weight Lighter 133 g vs 147 g
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Around 10% lighter
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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 Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution Very high resolution screens Help
              DSC-TX100v:1,229k dots
              TX10:921k dots
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-TX100v:96x58x17 mm
              TX10:95x56x17 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.7"
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              2 seconds
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x
              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 - $249

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $202

              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $318 - $329

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

              Waterproof

              $220 - $280

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $234 - $380

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $255

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix S02

              Nikon Coolpix S02

              Ultra compact

              $95 - $97

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $228

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

              Waterproof

              $159 - $160

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Waterproof

              $250 - $310

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Ultra compact

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

              appearance

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              Marychris9 (4:43 PM, February 03, 2012)
              no one is talking about the touch screen sensitivity or, lack thereof .  I hesitate to consider either of the 2 sonys due to the many complaints i've seen elsewhere regarding the multiple "touches" required to operate the functions- if they respond at all. 
               
              Goran (3:28 AM, January 26, 2012)
              which one is better in terms of video quality/sound & image quality in darker areas? i have watched alot of videos recorded by both camera's on YouTube and it seems to me that the TX10 producers better quality and sound in it's videos then the TX100v. i don't know much about cameras but comparing their stats it seems as though the TX100v should produce better video & images?
               
              Soosis (6:29 PM, July 21, 2011)
              in finally which  one take the better pictures??sony tx10 or tx100v?
               
              Soosis (9:12 PM, July 17, 2011)
              cast your vote .i want your opinion of comparison between  tx10 and nokia n8.
              which one take the better picti guess tx10 is better tx 100v because it has
              4 special features.for example waterproof . shockproof.dustproof and freezproof
               
              Soosis Kalbas (1:22 AM, July 13, 2011)
              i saw several sample images that taken with sony dsc tx 10 and tx 100v.
              i also saw the videos taken them . i think they are similar together and you
              can,t see quality differences between them. if somebody is not agree please announce to me.


               
              Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (1:24 PM, July 12, 2011)
              Both are great cameras, both are drop proof so they should stand up to the odd fall. I would go with the TX10. 
               
              Soosis Kalbas (6:11 AM, July 12, 2011)
              plz help me and tell me about overall wich one is better.because i want to buy one of them but i  dont know ones could i select.my priority is the quality of the pictures and movis .Especially the photos quality is the first rating for me and the second important point is material strength .if suddenly my camera out of my hand i dont like that to be harmed.what is your opinion my freind?what do you recommend?which is better?tx10 or tx100v? make your choice
               
              Soosis Kalbas (5:57 AM, July 12, 2011)
              which one is better??
              and which one can take better images?
               
              Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (4:31 PM, April 25, 2011)
              Hi Samantha, you have a good point, a better sensor could make up for the lack of light you'd get with a narrower aperture, although technically with a narrower aperture you'd also get a larger depth of field (e.g. it would be harder to blur the background).

              What might be interesting if Snapsort combined the two (the sensor and aperture size) to come up with a rating on how light sensitive a camera could be.
               
              Bryan (9:28 AM, April 24, 2011)
              Yeah, I was thinking of the same thing. I've read a lot of reviews saying the low light performance exceeds expectations. You can check out my website to find sample shots
               
              Samantha (6:09 AM, April 21, 2011)
              In my opinion, the Very narrow widest aperture size is not really a "con" if it's got Exmor-r sensor in it. I mean, this sensor is significantly more light sensitive, right? So I guess you don't need a wide aperture to get more light. Am I correct?