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Sony DSC-TX7

Sony DSC-TX7
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A multi award winning and good spec compact digital camera
Compact 10.2MP 4x No Aug 2010
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Sony DSC-TX7 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony DSC-TX7 number 802 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
95 Reviews + 5 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 95 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Very light
TX7 digital compact camera<br>super-slim and stylish, with intelligent sweep panorama and other advanced features
R R CMOS, 4x optical zoom/25mm wide angle, 1080i HD movie, 8.8cm touchscreen lcd<br>- slim, colourful and beautifully styled<br>- super-size touchscreen<br>- high quality still images and 1080i HD vi
Incredible image quality and chic, super-slim looks
Magical movies
A wider view of the world
Better looking pictures made easy
Sensational images, even in low light
Pack more into every scene
Mor R CMOS sensor - highly efficient sensor design boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for superb low-light pictures<br>- 4x optical zoom/25mm wide angle - vario-tessar lens with 4x zoom range and 25mm wide angle to cover wide range of shooting situations<br>- intelligent sweep panorama - automatically combines a burst of images to create extra-wide pictures. enhanced processing for smooth panoramas even with moving subjects<br>- 1080i full HD movie - simple one-touch recording of high quality full HD video clips using AVCHD format (1920x1080i): wide choice of HD playback options<br>- 10.2 megapixels - captures very high quality images, allowing detail-packed enlargements<br>- BIONZ processor - powerful image processing ensures clear, detailed, low-noise images and quick, responsive shooting<br>- 8.8cm/3.5" touchscreen LCD - large, widescreen xtra fine LCD with trublack techology for high brightness and contrast: enhanced touchscreen for intuitive operation<br>- handheld twilight mode - produces crisp, optimised low-light images by combining six successive frames into a single image with less noise<br>- anti motion blur mode - produces crisp low-light images with reduced subject blur by combining six successive frames into a single image with less noise<br>- high-speed continuous shooting - press the shutter button and freeze the action with a high-speed burst of images at up to 10 frames per second<br>- double anti-blur - optical steadyshot and high sensitivity ISO 3200, with clear RAW noise reduction for high quality handheld images with less blur, even in low light<br>- intelligent auto - automatically adjusts exposure and other settings for optimum results in a wide range of shooting situations<br>- HDR backlight correction - produces natural, balanced results with high contrast and strongly backlit scenes<br>- face detection - automatically adjusts focus, exposure and white balance for clearer portraits: priority selectable between children and adults<br>- smile shutter - automatically fires shutter when subject smiles: with adjustable smile threshold and priority selectable for children/adults<br>- d-range optimizer - adjusts exposure and contrast for natural results in high-contrast scenes and backlit portraits<br>- HD output - view video and still images on HD TV (requires optional cable). enhances viewing on compatible BRAVIA <br>- HD slideshow with music - fun image display with effects and music on LCD or connected HD tv<br>- easy shooting mode - fuss-free operation for beginners with simplified controls and easy-to-read on-screen instructions<br>- PMB portable - built-in transfer software allows quick, easy uploads to image sharing sites when camera is connected to any web-enabled pc<br>- in-camera retouching - fun in-camera image retouching functions including trim, red-eye correction and unsharp m
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Sony DSC-TX7 Video Reviews

How Big is the Sony DSC-TX7?

The Sony DSC-TX7 is 97.8mm wide and 59.5mm tall. It is 17.5mm deep and weighs 133g.

Sony DSC-TX7 front dimensions
Sony DSC-TX7 size in context

Sony DSC-TX7 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The DSC-TX7 has a maximum image resolution of 3648 x 2736 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Sony DSC-TX7 of only 10.2MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 88% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony DSC-TX7 of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 63% of all cameras when ordered 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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Very Light

The Sony DSC-TX7's weight of only 133g is in the lightest 26% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The DSC-TX7 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The DSC-TX7 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DSC-TX7 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The Sony DSC-TX7's image sensor size of only 0.417" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 5% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The display diagonal of the DSC-TX7 of 3.5" is in the largest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The DSC-TX7 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The DSC-TX7's digital zoom of 8x is in the biggest 12% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-TX7 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Does Not Feature Contrast Adjustment

Like most other digital cameras, the Sony DSC-TX7 does not feature contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Only 230 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the DSC-TX7 which takes 230 battery life.

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Slower Than Average Start-Up Time

Across all the cameras the start-up times range from 0.1ms to 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 590ms. The DSC-TX7's start-up time of 1,400ms is slower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the slowest 25% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dsctx7rceh, sony dsctx7lceh, sony tx7silver, dsctx7silver, sony tx7red, dsctx7scee8, dsctx7sceh

Barcodes:

00027242779167, 04905524663617, 04905524663679, 04905524663686, 04905524663693, 04905524663747, 04905524663754, 04905524663792, 04905524663808, 04905524663815

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