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Sony DSC-TX10
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Sony DSC-TX10 Digital Camera

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Eight Industry Awards

Expert review sites really like this camera and have given it eight awards.

The writers at Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs and Pclab.pl all recommend this digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites thought that this Sony digital camera was good. This digital camera received a Gadgetgear.nl "Gold" award and the writer at Optyczne.pl gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and said it was terrific.

One more expert review site said that this Sony camera was good. This camera received a "Best Product" award from Kamerabild.se.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Trusted Reviews and Camera Labs this digital camera has an overall expert rating of 76%.

Average User Reviews

On average, people who bought this digital camera rated it as 75 out of 100.

Robust

A number of Sony DSC-TX10 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Four years ago J. Macpherson wrote “The ideal camera had to be small, light, take good quality photos, be shockproof and waterproof”. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “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. Ephotozine.com also said “Is tough enough to survive extreme shooting conditions”.

Some customers who bought the product considered that it was good at resisting water ingress. Adrian said on Amazon six years ago “So far the waterproofing has been fine - I've been snorkelling for long periods over the past week”. Bhai mentioned on Amazon “Does Great Job Underwater”. Bhai also wrote “I could wash this camera below tap just to clean it, explains that it is seriously waterproof”.

One Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer who purchased it wrote that it was sealed. Trustedreviews.com said in their review of this digital camera on Trusted Reviews “Waterproof to 5m, freezeproof to -10°C, shockproof to 1.5m and fully sealed against dust”.

One Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer who purchased it thought it was well made. Digitalversus.com wrote “A high-resistance build and responsive electronics” in their Sony DSC-TX10 review but even so they only scored it 3 stars.

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Nice Design

A number of customers wrote that it was good looking. Five years ago Bhai said on Amazon “The camera is very stylish and does a great job underwater”. Expert website Ephotozine.com gave the Sony DSC-TX10 a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera six years ago “The stylish TX10 camera won't look out of place in general use when out with friends”. In the same month Photographyblog.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 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 Sony DSC-TX10 reviewers who bought it concluded that it was smooth. Pocket-Lint.com rated the product 4 stars and said on Pocket Lint six years ago “The TX10 delivers colourful pictures requiring minimal post processing and the smooth and silent lens action is a bonus when shooting” in their Sony DSC-TX10 review. Techamuna.com mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10 “Very nice, slim and smooth design”.

One Sony DSC-TX10 owner who reviewed the Sony DSC-TX10 concluded that it was well designed. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com wrote “The Sony Cyber-shot TX10 is a very nicely designed ultra compact, certainly, with the virtue of being impervious to water” in their review.

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Good Product Quality

A few Sony DSC-TX10 owners concluded that the Sony DSC-TX10 was good quality. Bhai wrote on Amazon “It takes nice pictures as well as very good quality videos”. Four years ago C Farrell scored the Sony DSC-TX10 very highly and wrote in their Sony DSC-TX10 review on Amazon “Picture quality is amazing”. C Farrell also said “Video quality is also great and surprisingly the sound recording is good even under water!”.

Good Size

Some Sony DSC-TX10 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was compact. Guillaume rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Good choice for a small and compact camera” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10. Six years ago Photographyblog.com said on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “If you're on the market for a toughened compact camera that doesn't obviously carry any extra bulk” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10 and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Also six years ago Trustedreviews.com said “The Sony TX10 is a tough little point-and-shoot compact from Sony with a decent features” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

A number of customers who purchased it considered that it was thin. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote “Coldproof; this slim point-and-sho”. Cameralabs.com said “Like earlier TX series models it's very slim, with an integral lens protected by a vertically sliding co”. T3.com wrote “More unexpectedly given its slender 17.9mm depth is the fact that th” in their Sony DSC-TX10 review.

A number of Sony DSC-TX10 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was a good size. Peter wrote five years ago “Sony dsctx10 very good size loveli pictures underwater beaty nice easy” in his review of the Sony DSC-TX10 and rated it 5 stars. Digicambuyer.co.uk mentioned on Digicam Buyer.co.uk “A great performer with sleek dimensions”.

One customer considered that the product was easy to carry around. Sherrine scored this digital camera 4 stars and said “It is light and easy to use”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few customers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was able to produce good images. C Farrell wrote “It was also exposed to sand yet it kept working and taking ace pictures”. Grannie rated this digital camera 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10 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 Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer said that it was good in low light. One Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good picture resolution.

One Sony DSC-TX10 owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image sensor. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “Thanks to its very fast sensor” in their review.

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Good Video Capture

Several Sony DSC-TX10 owners considered that the product was good for video recording. J. Macpherson scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “The video results were fantastic - I assumed the footage would be shaky.” in their review of this digital camera. J. Macpherson also said “However, I needn't have worried - the camera was completely waterproof and look video footage that was sharp, with rich colours”. Roy gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of this digital camera “An error has occurred while attempting video playback”.

Good Technical Features

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX10 had good features. Adrian mentioned on Amazon “Has some nice features (though you would expect so given the price”. C Farrell said in their review on Amazon “The features are great”. Tom Altmann mentioned in his review on Amazon “Great Small Camera with Amazing Features”.

Good Quality Lens

Four customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good lens. Photographyblog.com mentioned “A 4x zoom lens, full 1080i HD movies”. Five years ago Techamuna.com wrote “Lens could be better” in their review. One customer reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser. J. Macpherson wrote four years ago “The image stabilisation worked well and produced some great footage” in their review.

One person who purchased the Sony DSC-TX10 thought it had a good autofocus. Techamuna.com mentioned “Fast autofocus with a nice wide 4x 25100mm lens”.

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Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 14,237 expert and owner reviews for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its cameras.

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Good Flash

One person who reviewed the Sony DSC-TX10 considered that it had a good flash. Roy wrote 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 scored it 80 out of 100.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer said in their reviews that it was quiet.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good screen. Adrian mentioned “The screen looks great” in his review of the Sony DSC-TX10. Techamuna.com mentioned “Bright and clear screen”.

Good Support

A few customers who bought this digital camera thought it had good technical guidance. Adrian said in his review of this digital camera “There is a help function on the camera itself.” and scored the Sony DSC-TX10 4 stars. Adrian also wrote “This does not help much and is inconvenient to flick between the pages”.

9 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

Some Sony DSC-TX10 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was not easy to use. C mentioned “There is no control over the JPEG compression %age” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10. Sherrine wrote in their review of this digital camera “I did find the touch screen difficult to use when the temperatures were below freezing.”.

One customer who bought this digital camera concluded that it did not have a good interface. One customer thought the Sony DSC-TX10 was not easy to handle. Techamuna.com mentioned five years ago “Doesn't look like it will withstand prolonged rough handling” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-TX10 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-TX10 also do not have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Sony DSC-HX200V[plb_2082742_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-TX10 do not support wi-Fi. The DSC-TX10 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-TX10 do not support video capability. The DSC-TX10 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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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 a similar age and spec to the DSC-TX10 also do not have a built-in flash.

Other cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might also want to consider include the Sony DSC-HX200V[plb_2082742_price].

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Not Waterproof

The Sony DSC-TX10 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-TX10 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-TX10 do not support Full HD video. The DSC-TX10 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

The DSC-TX10 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this age and type are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-TX10 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Sony DSC-HX200V[plb_2082742_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony DSC-TX10

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Sony released the DSC-TX10.

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8 Awards

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

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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