Sony Cybershot TX10 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

89

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot TX10

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
25 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach

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 Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Waterproof

$935

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

Compact

$329

Olympus TG-820 iHS

Olympus TG-820

Waterproof

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

Sony Cybershot WX7

Compact

$128

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T20

Compact

$199

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

Waterproof

$538

discussion

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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.