Sony Cybershot TX10 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

111

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot TX10

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Ultra compact (96×56×18 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
Light-weight
Weight
133 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Size
Really small
Ultra compact (94×57×18 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

Ultra compact

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$647 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Waterproof

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

Waterproof

$868

Sony Cybershot WX60

Sony Cybershot WX60

Travel zoom

$255

Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Fujifilm FinePix XP60

Waterproof

$180

discussion

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10
Cybershot TX10
Sony

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5
Cyber-shot DSC-TX5
Sony

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Showing 5 comments

Nikky Sssk (3:19 AM, February 20, 2012)
tx10 is only expensive than tx5
 
Anastasia (9:43 PM, December 12, 2011)
So still why is TX5 more expensive then TX10?
 
Bryan (5:30 AM, April 24, 2011)
I would prefer the TX10 over TX5, of course as the former is newer and better. The TX100 is nice but it's not ruggedized...
 
sony tx10 vs tx5 (7:43 PM, April 21, 2011)
Hey Aleks,

The resolution is not as important as many people think (i.e. higher isn't always better) as good optics also matters. That said, the tx10 still takes better shots because it's using the new Exmor-R sensor versus conventional CMOS for the TX5. People should expect improved shots in low light environments.
 
Aleks (8:25 AM, March 07, 2011)
The sensor size of the TX-5 is 1/2,4 not 1/1,8, so not any difference at all compared to the TX-10. The TX-10 has 16,2 MP while TX-5 has "only" 10,2. That gives me some concerns of how the image quality is on the TX-10 compared to TX-5.