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Advantages of the Sony DSC-T20

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
380 shots vs 250 shots
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More than 50% more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX5

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
25 mm vs 38 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Size
Smaller
94×57×18 mm vs 90×56×23 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 20% thinner
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.9 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Weight
Lighter
148 g vs 197 g
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More than 20% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1000s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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Around 20% larger sensor
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              DSC-T2090×56×23 mm
              DSC-TX594×57×18 mm
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Very thin Help
              DSC-T200.9"
              DSC-TX50.7"
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              DSC-T201/1000s
              DSC-TX51/1600s
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              DSC-T201s
              DSC-TX52s
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DSC-T203x
              DSC-TX54x

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