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Sony DSC-TX10
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Sony DSC-TX10 Digital Camera

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16 Reasons For

Eight Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most awarded of all the cameras of this age and spec.

This Sony camera was given a "Recommended" award by Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs and Pclab.pl all of whom said that this camera was good.

Two other expert review sites both thought that this camera was good. The reviewer at Gadgetgear.nl gave this Sony camera a "Gold" award and wrote it was terrific and the expert at Optyczne.pl said that it was terrific and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award.

Kamerabild.se gave this digital camera a "Best Product" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this camera is 76 out of 100 based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Trusted Reviews and Camera Labs.

Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 61 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is 75%.

Good Product Quality

A number of people said in their reviews that it was good quality. Bhai gave the Sony DSC-TX10 a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “It takes nice pictures as well as very good quality videos”. C Farrell said on Amazon “Picture quality is amazing” in their Sony DSC-TX10 review. C Farrell also wrote “Video quality is also great and surprisingly the sound recording is good even under water!”.

Good Size

Ten Sony DSC-TX10 reviewers concluded that this digital camera was compact. Four years ago Guillaume mentioned “Good choice for a small and compact camera” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Ephotozine.com said on expert website Ephotozine “The Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10 is a compact digital camera which is both extremely good looking, whilst being tough enough to survive being dropped, used underwater” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10. Photographyblog.com rated the Sony DSC-TX10 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10 five years ago “If you're on the market for a toughened compact camera that doesn't obviously carry any extra bulk”.

Several customers who reviewed it considered that it was thin. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com mentioned in their Sony DSC-TX10 review “Coldproof; this slim point-and-sho”. Cameralabs.com scored the Sony DSC-TX10 4 stars and wrote on expert review site Camera Labs “Like earlier TX series models it's very slim, with an integral lens protected by a vertically sliding co” in their review of this digital camera. T3.com wrote “More unexpectedly given its slender 17.9mm depth is the fact that th” in their review.

A number of Sony DSC-TX10 reviewers who bought the Sony DSC-TX10 concluded that it was a good size. Peter mentioned in his Sony DSC-TX10 review on Amazon “Sony dsctx10 very good size loveli pictures underwater beaty nice easy” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Digicambuyer.co.uk mentioned on expert website Digicam Buyer.co.uk “A great performer with sleek dimensions”.

One customer who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was easy to carry around. Sherrine rated this digital camera 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “It is light and easy to use”.

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Nice Design

Some Sony DSC-TX10 reviewers who bought this digital camera said that it was good looking. Four years ago Bhai said in their review “The camera is very stylish and does a great job underwater” and scored it very highly. Ephotozine.com wrote in their review on expert website Ephotozine “The stylish TX10 camera won't look out of place in general use when out with friends” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Five years ago expert website Photographyblog.com rated it 4 stars and said in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10 “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX10 is a small and stylish camera with a 16.2 megapixel back-illuminated Exmor-R sensor, 10fps burst mode, 3 inch touch-sensitive LCD screen, innovative Sweep Panorama mode”.

Some people concluded that the Sony DSC-TX10 was smooth. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned “The TX10 delivers colourful pictures requiring minimal post processing and the smooth and silent lens action is a bonus when shooting”. Techamuna.com said four years ago “Very nice, slim and smooth design”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was well designed. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Sony Cyber-shot TX10 is a very nicely designed ultra compact, certainly, with the virtue of being impervious to water”.

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Robust

A number of Sony DSC-TX10 reviewers who bought the Sony DSC-TX10 thought it was strong and durable. J. Macpherson mentioned on Amazon “The ideal camera had to be small, light, take good quality photos, be shockproof and waterproof” and scored it 80 out of 100. Five years ago Ephotozine.com gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote on Ephotozine “Is tough enough to survive extreme shooting conditions” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10. Also five years ago expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com said “Underneath its bright, modern exterior is a rugged tough-cam, built to withstand punishment from both earth”.

A few people who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good at resisting water ingress. Adrian wrote on Amazon “So far the waterproofing has been fine - I've been snorkelling for long periods over the past week” in his Sony DSC-TX10 review. Bhai gave the Sony DSC-TX10 a score of 5 stars and said “Does Great Job Underwater”. Bhai also mentioned “I could wash this camera below tap just to clean it, explains that it is seriously waterproof”.

One Sony DSC-TX10 owner who bought it concluded that it was sealed. Expert website Trustedreviews.com mentioned “Waterproof to 5m, freezeproof to -10°C, shockproof to 1.5m and fully sealed against dust” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was well made. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned “A high-resistance build and responsive electronics”.

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Good Video Capture

Several people who purchased it considered that it was good for video recording. J. Macpherson said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The video results were fantastic - I assumed the footage would be shaky.”. J. Macpherson also wrote “However, I needn't have worried - the camera was completely waterproof and look video footage that was sharp, with rich colours”. Roy gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “An error has occurred while attempting video playback”.

Good Quality Pictures

A few Sony DSC-TX10 owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was able to produce good images. C Farrell said “It was also exposed to sand yet it kept working and taking ace pictures” in their Sony DSC-TX10 review. Grannie gave it an excellent review score and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Great camera really good picture quailty and shutter speed is good for a hand held camera”. Grannie also wrote “As the function invovled with the camrea are great, used it for my graduation and the picture quailty was amazing”.

One person said in their reviews that it was good in low light. One person wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX10 had a good picture resolution.

One Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good image sensor. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus “Thanks to its very fast sensor”.

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Good Technical Features

Several customers reckoned that the Sony DSC-TX10 had good features. Adrian he said “Has some nice features (though you would expect so given the price”. C Farrell wrote in their Sony DSC-TX10 review “The features are great” . Tom Altmann wrote in his review of this digital camera “Great Small Camera with Amazing Features”.

Good Quality Lens

Some Sony DSC-TX10 reviewers agreed that it had a good lens. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned in their Sony DSC-TX10 review “A 4x zoom lens, full 1080i HD movies”. Four years ago Techamuna.com mentioned “Lens could be better” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10.

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser. Three years ago J. Macpherson wrote in their review “The image stabilisation worked well and produced some great footage” and rated the product 4 stars.

One person reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Techamuna.com said “Fast autofocus with a nice wide 4x 25100mm lens”.

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Sony Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Cameras built by Sony have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just cameras) and found that Sony also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good Flash

One Sony DSC-TX10 owner who purchased the Sony DSC-TX10 reckoned that it had a good flash. Roy said on Amazon “The only other negatives were the camera performance under low light both video and still with the flash being very strong that tended to over expose the image” and gave the Sony DSC-TX10 a score of 4 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer thought this digital camera was quiet.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Sony DSC-TX10 owners who reviewed the product thought it had a good screen. Adrian wrote in his review of the Sony DSC-TX10 five years ago “The screen looks great” and gave the Sony DSC-TX10 a rating of 4 stars. Techamuna.com wrote “Bright and clear screen” in their review.

Good Support

A few Sony DSC-TX10 owners who reviewed the Sony DSC-TX10 considered that it had good technical guidance. Adrian mentioned on Amazon “There is a help function on the camera itself.” in his review. Adrian also mentioned “This does not help much and is inconvenient to flick between the pages”.

9 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

A number of people who reviewed it reckoned that it was not easy to use. C rated it 40 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “There is no control over the JPEG compression %age” in their review of this digital camera. Sherrine mentioned on Amazon “I did find the touch screen difficult to use when the temperatures were below freezing.” in their review.

One Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer who reviewed the product mentioned that it did not have a good interface. One person thought it was not easy to handle. Techamuna.com mentioned four years ago “Doesn't look like it will withstand prolonged rough handling”.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-TX10, the DSC-TX10 does not have an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think the Sony DSC-HX200V is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DSC-TX10 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-TX10 also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Sony DSC-HX200V.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The DSC-TX10 does not support WiFi connectivity, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-TX10, the Sony DSC-TX10 does not support video recording.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony DSC-TX10 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not have a built-in flash.

Alternative cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might also want to look at include the Sony DSC-HX200V which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-TX10, the DSC-TX10 is not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-TX10 are not 3D compatible. The DSC-TX10 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the DSC-TX10 does not have a GPS.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS which you might also want to consider including the Sony DSC-HX200V which is also higher rated.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony DSC-TX10

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-TX10 over two years ago.

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8 Awards

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended Camera Labs Recommended gadgetgear.nl Gold optyczne.pl Editor's Choice pclab.pl Recommended kamerabild.se Best Product

Expert Reviews

(40)
5 February 2012

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Style and Size
Fast autofocus with a nice wide 4x 25100mm lens
Dual Record
Sweep Panorama, and 3D modes
Very nice, slim and smooth design
Short battery le
Touchscreen is not consistently responsive
Touchscreen doesn't work under water
Difficult to see the LCD in bright light
Slow interface
26 September 2011

With the debut of the Cyber-shot TX5, this camera?s predecessor, Sony sought to carve out a new sub-category inside the ruggedized camera market. The TX5 did not offer quite the same degree of...

26 September 2011

With the debut of the previous Cyber-shot TX5, Sony sought to carve out a new sub-category inside the ruggedized camera market. The old TX5 did not offer quite the same degree of...

12 September 2011

A great performer with sleek dimensions, the images look as good as the camera itself. It may not appeal to those on a budget, but its durability justifies the investment Overall Our provides...

11 August 2011

Similar to the Ricoh PX , the stylish TX10 camera won't look out of place in general use when out with friends but is tough enough to survive extreme shooting conditions. It is hampered by quite a...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 April 2011 by Tom Altmann

I am really impressed having ordered this camera in April 2011. Amazed at how small it is compared to other waterproof/shockproof cameras that usually have some bulky case-like thing around... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2011 by Roy

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Reviewed 14 November 2011 by Adrian

I bought the DX 10 as a replacement for my Olympus waterproof camera which packed up after 18 months (so much for it being tough). The sony takes great pictures and has some nice features (though... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2011 by Grannie

Got this camera for my birthday and the results are amazing. As the function invovled with the camrea are great, used it for my graduation and the picture quailty was amazing and the shutter speed... Read more…

Reviewed 23 October 2011 by Hard 2 Pleze

I had an amazing Sony DSC-T100, but after 5 years of being dropped and skied over, it finally gave up the ghost. I also have a nice DSLR, so what I look for in my pocket camera is very small size,... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dsctx10, sony dsctx10l, sony dsctx10p, sony dsctx10b
Barcodes 00027242813090, 00027242813106, 00027242813113, 00027242813120, 02772381568971, 05052711531347, 05053106203092
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