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Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30

$429.09
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30
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A classic and fully featured compact camera, with a reasonable price
Compact 18.2MP 5x Yes Dec 2013
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Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 number 300 across all digital cameras and number 323 in best selling cameras.
90
Reviews
280 Reviews
79
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 85% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
4896 x 3672 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
TX30 digital compact camera \
Take on any conditions with style \\water, dust, freeze and shock-proof, 18.2mp, 5x optical zoom, full HD, 8.3cm (3.3\") OLED touchscreen\
- take great pictures as you swim, snorkel or ski\<br>- shoot smooth, steady full HD movies at a touch\<br>- zoom into tiny worlds with magnifying glass plus\<br>\<br> the camera that\'s as adventurous as you \\by the pool, snorkelling, skiing or just partying hard. now there\'s a camera that\'s as bold, smart and chic as you are. stand out from the crowd with slim, stylish looks. grab detail-packed photos and smooth HD videos of coral reefs or snow-covered slopes.\
\<br> capture detail, even in low-light \\more detail means better pictures and full HD video. capture moments that really stand out from the crowd with an exmor R CMOS sensor that cuts out picture noise for clear, sharp results, even at dusk or indoors when the lights are dim.\
\<br> no guesswork needed \\wondering which settings are best let your camera do all the work. from close-ups to twilight portraits, your camera adjusts everything automatically so you easily get the results you want, no fuss. it even detects if your subject\'s moving, cutting motion blur in any scene.\
\<br> keep pace with moment \\grab those spur-of-the moment photo opportunities that only happen once. speedy autofocus snaps accurately onto your subject for crisp, blur-free shots even at high zoom settings or in dim light where other cameras struggle.\
\<br> ready for anything \\it\'s the chic, slim camera that\'s ready for anything you throw at it. swim or snorkel at depths down to 10 metres. shrug off snow, dust and accidental drops. capture all the excitement with beautiful pictures and full HD videos wherever you are and whatever you re doing.\
\<br> see the world in close up \\zoom in for a fascinating extra-large view of the nearby world... colourful fish, plants or tiny print on a restaurant menu. see fine details in a fascinating range of subjects, from the everyday to the extraordinary. it\'s like carrying a high-powered magnifying glass with you.\

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 52% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $429.09 it does not look like great value for money overall.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30's sensor megapixels of 18.2MP is in the highest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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4896 X 3672 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 has a maximum image resolution of 4896 x 3672 pixels. That's 13% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Cybershot DSC-TX30 of 5x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 48% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Cybershot DSC-TX30's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 70% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30's weight of only 125g is lighter than 81% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Contrast Adjustment

Like most other cameras, the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 does not feature contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 features noise reduction. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 has a touchscreen. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Waterproof

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 is waterproof. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 1", the largest is 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Cybershot DSC-TX30's display diagonal of 3.3" is in the largest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Slower Than Average Start-Up Time

Cameras have start-up times of between 0.1ms and 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 590ms. The Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30's start-up time of 1,100ms is in the slowest 27% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 has a shock resistant, which is unusual. 96% of cameras do not have a shock resistant.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Smile Detection

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 features smile detection, unlike 89% of cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 has a wind filter. 96% of cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Features Face Detection

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 features face detection, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 has an anti-dust function. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Cybershot DSC-TX30 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Dustproof

The Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 is dustproof, which is unusual. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Cybershot DSC-TX30 of 8 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 of 1,230,000 pixels is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the Sony Cybershot DSC-TX30 of 20x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 6% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Cybershot DSC-TX30 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 26% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Cybershot DSC-TX30's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 26mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 79% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dsctx30bbdl, sony dsctx30p, sony dsctx30l, dsctx30dce3

Barcodes:

00027242862265, 00027242862296, 00027242865440, 00616348050784, 00617689545458, 00617689545465, 00617689545472, 00845251051407, 00845251051414, 00845251051421, 00905524939170, 00905524939286, 04905524939170, 04905524939187, 04905524939248, 04905524939286, 04905524939316, 04905524939323, 04905524983098, 05053973548241, 05053973928333, 05053973928340

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