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Sony DSCTX7L Digital Camera

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18 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

Experts rave about this Sony digital camera and have given it five awards.

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

The writers at Digitaltrends.com and Gcn.com both wrote that this camera was fantastic and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

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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 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this camera is superb based on 45 owner reviews. Most DSC-TX7 owners think it is one of the better digital cameras of this type and age.

Good Quality Pictures

Thirty-six Sony DSC-TX7 owners who bought the product thought it was able to produce good images. Six years ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Video is easy and good, picture quality fantastic” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 and rated it 5 stars. Also six years ago Annie scored it 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon “The shutter speed is really quick especially when you are taking pictures of moving objects like animals”. Biggo wrote on Amazon “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” in their review of this digital camera.

A number of Sony DSC-TX7 reviewers who bought the Sony DSC-TX7 concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 on Good Gear Guide.com.au “It's capable of shooting 1080p video in addition to capturing still photos” however despite that they gave the product a score of 3 stars. Six years ago Cameras.co.uk gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote “On top of this turn on and shooting times are very impressive” in their Sony DSC-TX7 review.

Two customers said that this digital camera was good in low light. Six years ago Chrisb wrote “Low light shots are very good” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Which can perform a number of clever tricks, like great low-light performance and an excellent panorama mode”.

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer who reviewed the Sony DSC-TX7 thought it was able to produce clear pictures. Mick wrote on Amazon “The video clarity is good” in their Sony DSC-TX7 review however they scored the product 3 stars.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Seven Sony DSC-TX7 reviewers who bought the product thought it had a good screen. Annie gave the product a very good review score and she wrote in her 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”. Expert review site Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “A screen that quickly becomes smeared with fingerprints”.

Easy to Use

Some Sony DSC-TX7 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was easy to use. Homemaker mentioned “Too good to use in water!” and gave it a very good rating. Six years ago Mr. Graham Watson mentioned “It's simple to use and a couple of touches will normally get you where you need to be” in his review of the Sony DSC-TX7. Mrs. Elizabeth A. Middlemiss mentioned in her review in the same month “Have enjoyed using the camera and find the touch screen very easy to navigate”.

A number of customers who bought the Sony DSC-TX7 concluded that it had a good interface. Juice wrote “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.” however despite that they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Mr. Graham Watson mentioned “I love the touchscreen interface”. Five years ago Digitalversus.com said in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 “A responsive interface and a decent general purpose zoom, even if it is a little short”.

One person who bought it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer said “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 mentioned that the product had a good experience. Photoboy said in their Sony DSC-TX7 review six years ago “I bought this camera on the strength of these reviews and previous good experience of Sony Cybershot series products”.

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer concluded that the product had a touch sensitive screen. Photographyblog.com mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “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

Several people who purchased this digital camera considered that it had good features. Juice mentioned on Amazon “And while I'm still learning how to make best use of it's features, overall” in their review however despite that they only rated this digital camera 60 out of 100. Photoboy gave the product a score of 4 stars and wrote “Shoots" amazing pictures with some nice additional features that are actually valuable” in their review. Sam-Theo said “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” and scored the product very highly.

Good Product Quality

A few people agreed that it was good quality. Irs said “It produces outstanding quality full HD video”. Irs also wrote “On a full HD TV the picture quality is outstanding, while the sound recorded through the small stereo mics is high quality”. M. Chapman gave the product an excellent review and wrote in their Sony DSC-TX7 review on Amazon “The picture quality is stunning”.

Good Size

Some people considered that it was compact. Irs wrote in their Sony DSC-TX7 review on Amazon “Looks fantastic! Sure, if you want a super zoom in a compact camera, then get something else.”. Mr. Graham Watson wrote 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. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com said in their review “Rather than offering more megapixels, this compact camera offers a longer feature list”.

Ten Sony DSC-TX7 owners said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX7 was thin. Paul he mentioned in his review of the Sony DSC-TX7 on Amazon “I have long been a fan of Sonys slim cameras having owned the original T7”. Paul also mentioned “I have held off buying a replacement Sony slim camera i.e”. Paul also wrote “The only reason I did not give it the full 5 stars is because it is advertised as ultra slim”.

One Sony DSC-TX7 owner reckoned that it was a good weight. Mr. N. T. Vickers wrote in their review “Stylish and light weight”. One person who purchased the product concluded that it was good structurally. Paul rated this digital camera 4 stars and he said on Amazon “The camera is a really nice design, very solid all metal construction”.

One person considered that the product was easy to carry around. Photoboy mentioned “The camera is small, light and easy to put in a jeans pocket comfortably”.

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer reckoned that it was a good body shape. Techtree.com said in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 “It has a full metal body, 10.2 megapixel camera, Carl Zeiss optics with 4x optical zoom”.

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Nice Design

A number of Sony DSC-TX7 owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good looking. Six years ago Irs scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “Can create beautiful shots” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7. Photographyblog.com said on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 is a slim and stylish digital compact camera” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7. Six years ago expert website Pcworld.in said “The Sony DSC-TX7 is a stylish compact camera that was announced in CES, January 2010” in their Sony DSC-TX7 review.

A number of people who purchased the Sony DSC-TX7 considered that it was a good design. Techtree.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 “For that kind of money you do get a camera with super slim design and rugged build quality with a wonderful touchscreen display”. Expert review site Digitalversus.com gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “The TX7 is a great success that combines an attractive design”.

Several people who reviewed it agreed that it was neat. 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

A number of people said in their reviews that it was well made. Mr. Graham Watson gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “It feels really well made”. Six years ago Mrs. Elizabeth A. Middlemiss said on Amazon “It has a good solid feel - not flimsy at all” in her Sony DSC-TX7 review. Pocket-Lint.com wrote on Pocket Lint “The Sony Cyber-shot TX7 has a nice active display and good build” and scored the product 4 stars.

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was reliable. Juice mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 on Amazon five years ago “I picked up the TX-7 as a replacement for my trusty” but even so they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Six years ago expert website Pcworld.in said in their Sony DSC-TX7 review “Offers features that actually are dependable and useful”. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 on expert review site Expert Reviews also six years ago “If dependable photo quality is good enough” and scored the product 4 stars.

A few Sony DSC-TX7 reviewers agreed that it was strong and durable. Photoboy said “The camera is strong and sturdy” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 and scored the product 4 stars.

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Good Video Capture

Some Sony DSC-TX7 owners who reviewed the product thought it was good for video recording. Homemaker mentioned “0) Panoramic mode is a joy, movie mode is great”. Irs wrote on Amazon “Brilliant for HD video”. Six years ago M. Chapman gave it a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “We opened this camera and started using both video and photo mode immediately” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7.

Good Battery Life

Five people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life. Mr. N. T. Vickers mentioned in their review six years ago “There is only one drawback and that is the battery life is limited to several maybe even 2 hours”. Rick said on Amazon “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 review. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote six years ago “The main negatives with regard to the Sony Cyber-shot TX7 are a short-ish battery life” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 and gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars.

Good Flash

Some people agreed that this digital camera had a good flash. Biggo said “Starts fast and flash recycles very very quickly”. M. Chapman wrote on Amazon “Quite bright enough, even without the flash” and rated it as excellent. Photoboy scored the product 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “You can take really outstanding pictures with no flash required”.

Sony Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Sony digital cameras and also specifically for Sony cameras and found that in both cases Sony had good reviews.

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Good Connectivity

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX7 was wifi compatible. Expert review site Computerpoweruser.com mentioned ten years ago “The other is built-in cellular Wireless WAN access; starting at about $49 a month, you can use Cing” in their Sony DSC-TX7 review.

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Good Quality Lens

Several people who reviewed it considered that it had a good zoom.

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer who bought it concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Six years ago Pocket-Lint.com wrote on expert review site Pocket Lint “The TX7 has HD video, image stabilisation” in their Sony DSC-TX7 review.

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Good Support

One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer reckoned that the Sony DSC-TX7 had good technical guidance. Paul said “There are only 4 manual buttons on top of the camera that avoid the need to use the touchscreen” in his review of the Sony DSC-TX7.

10 Reasons Against

Poor Exposure Control

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good exposure controls. Expert website Pcauthority.com.au wrote in their Sony DSC-TX7 review “There are no manual exposure controls or RAW capture” .

A Bit Expensive

Some customers considered that this digital camera was not good value for money. Six years ago M. Chapman mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 “A pricy pocket camera.”. Cnet.com said on expert review site CNET.com “Its price doesn't guarantee perfection” in their review but despite that they gave it a score of 78 out of 100. Expert review site Infosyncworld.com wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 “Few cameras in this price range offer as much as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7” .

A few customers thought it was not cheap. Six years ago expert website Techtree.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “22,900, which is quite expensive.” however they rated it 4 stars. One customer who bought it thought it was not a bargain for the price. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their Sony DSC-TX7 review six years ago “Luxury like this doesn’t come cheap.” .

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-TX7, the DSC-TX7 does not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the Sony DSC-TX7 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the DSC-TX7, the DSC-TX7 does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

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

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

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

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-TX7 are not waterproof. The DSC-TX7 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-TX7, the DSC-TX7 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the DSC-TX7, the DSC-TX7 does not have a GPS.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony DSC-TX7

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this camera was released.

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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 dsctx7r, sony dsctx7rc, sony dsctx7rce, sony dsctx7rceh
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