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Sony DSC-TX7
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Sony DSC-TX7 Digital Camera

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18 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Pcauthority.com.au all of whom thought that this digital camera was good.

This Sony camera received an "Editor's Choice" from both Digitaltrends.com and Gcn.com, both of which said that this digital camera was outstanding.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-seven expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Expert Reviews and Camera Labs this camera has an average expert rating of 77%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

This Sony camera has an outstanding average user rating based on 45 user reviews. That puts this digital camera in the top 11% of all the cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of people who bought it agreed that it had a good screen. Annie mentioned in her Sony DSC-TX7 review “It's a brilliant camera for the money and has a wonderful big screen for those of us whose eyesight is not so good anymore” . Seven years ago Photographyblog.com scored it 4 stars and said on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “A screen that quickly becomes smeared with fingerprints”. Also seven years ago expert website Pocket-Lint.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Sony Cyber-shot TX7 has a nice active display and good build” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Good Video Capture

Several Sony DSC-TX7 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was good for video recording. Homemaker wrote in their review “0) Panoramic mode is a joy, movie mode is great”. Irs gave the product an excellent review and mentioned “Brilliant for HD video”. M. Chapman rated the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “We opened this camera and started using both video and photo mode immediately” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Quality Pictures

Thirty-six customers concluded that the product was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Video is easy and good, picture quality fantastic”. Annie wrote “The shutter speed is really quick especially when you are taking pictures of moving objects like animals”. Biggo mentioned “Took brilliantly clear HD video clips on a skiing holiday that were better than those taken with a friend's camcorder - with stereo sound!Still pictures were clear, rich” and rated it 5 stars.

Some Sony DSC-TX7 reviewers reckoned that the Sony DSC-TX7 had a good picture resolution. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au seven years ago “It's capable of shooting 1080p video in addition to capturing still photos” in their Sony DSC-TX7 review although they scored it 3 stars. Expert review site Cameras.co.uk wrote “On top of this turn on and shooting times are very impressive” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7.

A few customers who reviewed it wrote that it was good in low light. Chrisb mentioned in their review of this digital camera seven years ago “Low light shots are very good” . Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote in their Sony DSC-TX7 review also seven years ago “Which can perform a number of clever tricks, like great low-light performance and an excellent panorama mode” and scored it 4 stars.

One customer who purchased it thought it was able to produce clear pictures. Mick said in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 “The video clarity is good” although they gave the Sony DSC-TX7 a rating of 3 stars.

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Good Size

Some Sony DSC-TX7 owners reckoned that it was compact. Irs mentioned on Amazon seven years ago “Looks fantastic! Sure, if you want a super zoom in a compact camera, then get something else.” and scored it 5 stars. Mr. Graham Watson said on Amazon “All in all this is a truly great little camera which I would have no hesitation in recommending to anyone looking for a compact camera” in his review of this digital camera. Seven years ago expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote “Rather than offering more megapixels, this compact camera offers a longer feature list”.

Ten customers thought the Sony DSC-TX7 was thin. Paul mentioned “I have long been a fan of Sonys slim cameras having owned the original T7” in his review and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Paul also mentioned “I have held off buying a replacement Sony slim camera i.e”. Paul also mentioned “The only reason I did not give it the full 5 stars is because it is advertised as ultra slim”.

One person who bought it mentioned that it was a good weight. One person thought the product was good structurally.

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to carry around. Photoboy scored the Sony DSC-TX7 4 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon seven years ago “The camera is small, light and easy to put in a jeans pocket comfortably”.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was a good body shape. Expert review site Techtree.com scored it 4 stars and said seven years ago “It has a full metal body, 10.2 megapixel camera, Carl Zeiss optics with 4x optical zoom”.

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Good Product Quality

Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Irs said in their review “It produces outstanding quality full HD video” and scored it 5 stars. Irs also mentioned “On a full HD TV the picture quality is outstanding, while the sound recorded through the small stereo mics is high quality”. Also seven years ago M. Chapman scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “The picture quality is stunning” in their review.

Easy to Use

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Homemaker said “Too good to use in water!” in their review of this digital camera and rated this digital camera as very good. Mr. Graham Watson wrote on Amazon “It's simple to use and a couple of touches will normally get you where you need to be”. Mrs. Elizabeth A. Middlemiss mentioned on Amazon “Have enjoyed using the camera and find the touch screen very easy to navigate” in her Sony DSC-TX7 review.

Some Sony DSC-TX7 owners said that the Sony DSC-TX7 had a good interface. Mr. Graham Watson mentioned “I love the touchscreen interface”. Six years ago Digitalversus.com rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “A responsive interface and a decent general purpose zoom, even if it is a little short”.

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus.

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer thought the product had a good experience. Photoboy rated the Sony DSC-TX7 4 stars and said “I bought this camera on the strength of these reviews and previous good experience of Sony Cybershot series products”.

One person who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a touch sensitive screen. Expert website Photographyblog.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this digital camera “The TX7 offers a 10 megapixel back-illuminated Exmor-R sensor, 3.5 inch touch-sensitive LCD screen, innovative Intelligent Sweep Panorama mode, 1080i HD movies with stereo sound”.

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Good Technical Features

A number of customers who bought this digital camera concluded that it had good features. Juice said in their review of this digital camera six years ago “And while I'm still learning how to make best use of it's features, overall”. Seven years ago Photoboy said “Shoots" amazing pictures with some nice additional features that are actually valuable” in their Sony DSC-TX7 review. Sam-Theo rated it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Packed with features in abundance, in a very pocketable superbly built case, as well as precision Sony/Zeiss optical quality, this instrument is hard to flaw”.

Nice Design

A few customers thought it was good looking. Irs said in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 “Can create beautiful shots”. Seven years ago Mr. N. T. Vickers wrote in their review of this digital camera “Stylish and light weight”. Also seven years ago expert review site Photographyblog.com wrote “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 is a slim and stylish digital compact camera” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Some Sony DSC-TX7 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good design. Digitalversus.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned “The TX7 is a great success that combines an attractive design”.

Two Sony DSC-TX7 owners said that the Sony DSC-TX7 was neat. Juice mentioned on Amazon “It still managed to comfortably handle everything from a folk-night poetry recital to a Rob Zombie concert!3) The touchscreen interface is a neat gimmick.” but they rated the product 60 out of 100. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on expert review site Pocket Lint “The neat design and great build are, perhaps, typically Sony, as is the price.”.

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Robust

Some people wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Mr. Graham Watson scored it very highly and he wrote in his review of the Sony DSC-TX7 on Amazon “It feels really well made”. Mrs. Elizabeth A. Middlemiss wrote “It has a good solid feel - not flimsy at all” in her review. Paul mentioned “The camera is a really nice design, very solid all metal construction” in his Sony DSC-TX7 review and gave it a score of 4 stars.

A few people who reviewed the product thought it was reliable. Juice said “I picked up the TX-7 as a replacement for my trusty” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Pcworld.in said seven years ago “Offers features that actually are dependable and useful” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product 4 stars. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “If dependable photo quality is good enough” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Some Sony DSC-TX7 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable. Photoboy said on Amazon “The camera is strong and sturdy” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Expert review site Techtree.com said in their review of this digital camera “For that kind of money you do get a camera with super slim design and rugged build quality with a wonderful touchscreen display”.

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Good Battery Life

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life. Seven years ago Mr. N. T. Vickers said on Amazon “There is only one drawback and that is the battery life is limited to several maybe even 2 hours” in their review of this digital camera. Rick said on Amazon six years ago “Just pay the extra for the Tx7, you wont be disappointed, as for the battery levels, they seem ok, you can take around 200 pictures before the battery runs out” in his Sony DSC-TX7 review. Expert website Photographyblog.com said “The main negatives with regard to the Sony Cyber-shot TX7 are a short-ish battery life”.

Good Flash

Several customers thought this digital camera had a good flash. Biggo scored the Sony DSC-TX7 very highly and said in their Sony DSC-TX7 review “Starts fast and flash recycles very very quickly”. M. Chapman gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon seven years ago “Quite bright enough, even without the flash” in their review of this digital camera. Photoboy said on Amazon “You can take really outstanding pictures with no flash required” in their Sony DSC-TX7 review.

Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Sony is one of the superior camera manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Sony also has good reviews for its cameras.

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Good Connectivity

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX7 was good in terms of USB connections. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review seven years ago “The touch screen is super- much better than navigating a menu and having to press an OK button, I also find the usb dock good”.

One Sony DSC-TX7 owner who purchased this digital camera considered that it was wifi compatible. Expert website Computerpoweruser.com said “The other is built-in cellular Wireless WAN access; starting at about $49 a month, you can use Cing”.

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Good Quality Lens

A few customers considered that the product had a good zoom. One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com said seven years ago “The TX7 has HD video, image stabilisation” .

Good Support

One customer who purchased the Sony DSC-TX7 thought it had good technical guidance. Paul said on Amazon “There are only 4 manual buttons on top of the camera that avoid the need to use the touchscreen”.

9 Reasons Against

Poor Exposure Control

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer who bought the product considered that it did not have good exposure controls. Expert website Pcauthority.com.au said “There are no manual exposure controls or RAW capture” in their review yet they still rated the product 4 stars.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-TX7 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-TX7 do not support wi-Fi. The DSC-TX7 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The DSC-TX7 does not support video capability, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The DSC-TX7 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-TX7 also do not have a built-in flash.

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Not Waterproof

The DSC-TX7 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-TX7 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-TX7 do not support Full HD video. The Sony DSC-TX7 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of this type and age are not 3D. The DSC-TX7 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-TX7 do not have a GPS (satellite). The DSC-TX7 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony DSC-TX7

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market for over three years.

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5 Awards

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Camera Labs Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended gcn.com Editor's Choice pcauthority.com.au Recommended

Expert Reviews

(37)
17 February 2011

The TX7 is a great success that combines an attractive design, a quality, wide touchscreen, a responsive interface and a decent general purpose zoom, even if it is a little short. Sony can boast...

18 October 2010

The main negatives with regard to the Sony Cyber-shot TX7 are a short-ish battery life, a screen that quickly becomes smeared with fingerprints, a lens location that means it's all too easy for...

PhotographyBlog.com

23 September 2010

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 is capable of capturing colourful, detailed images. This compact camera's touchscreen controls are also clearly labelled and easily navigated, but we're not sure it's...

22 September 2010

A capable stills camera, plus video quality that competes with dedicated camcorders...

Pcauthority.com.au

17 August 2010

Few cameras in this price range offer as much as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7. We've got an arsenal of low-light fighting shooting modes, 1080i HD video, an awesome Panorama Sweep mode, compact...

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User Reviews

(45)
Reviewed 15 March 2010 by Biggo

This camera is astonishing. Took brilliantly clear HD video clips on a skiing holiday that were better than those taken with a friend's camcorder - with stereo sound! Still pictures were clear,... Read more…

Reviewed 24 April 2010 by Sam-Theo

Packed with features in abundance, in a very pocketable superbly built case, as well as precision Sony/Zeiss optical quality, this instrument is hard to flaw. Impressed by the image quality, size... Read more…

Reviewed 8 April 2010 by Mr. N. T. Vickers

This camera is superb. Excellent quality pictures in any light. Excellent quality video recording. Stylish and light weight. Im still learning all the functions as there are so many. There is only... Read more…

Reviewed 26 May 2010 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

It is so small that it slips into the smallest pocket, so you can always have it with you, but the slide up lens cover protects it. Video is easy and good, picture quality fantastic and of course... Read more…

Reviewed 16 August 2010 by Mick

The camera has as many frustrating feature as it does good points. The battery lift is 2 hours. I have just returned from holiday and the battery will give about one days use before needing to be... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dsctx7, sony dsctx7l, sony dsctx7lc, sony dsctx7lce, sony dsctx7lceh
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