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Sony DSC-TX10 Digital Camera

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Eight Industry Awards

Amongst cameras of a similar spec and age, this Sony camera is one of the most awarded by expert review sites.

The editors of five expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this digital camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs and Pclab.pl.

In addition, the reviewer at Gadgetgear.nl gave this digital camera a "Gold" award and decided it was terrific and it received an Optyczne.pl "Editor's Choice" award.

The expert at one other expert review site said that this camera was good. Kamerabild.se gave this digital camera a "Best Product" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Twenty-five experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Trusted Reviews and Camera Labs have rated this Sony digital camera on average 76 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Average

People who bought this Sony digital camera rated this digital camera 75 out of 100 on average.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who bought this digital camera concluded that it was good quality. Bhai rated it as very good and said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It takes nice pictures as well as very good quality videos”. C Farrell mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10 four years ago “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

A number of people said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX10 was compact. Guillaume mentioned “Good choice for a small and compact camera”. Expert review site Ephotozine.com said six years ago “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. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com also six years ago “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.

Several Sony DSC-TX10 reviewers reckoned that this digital camera was thin. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com said “Coldproof; this slim point-and-sho”. Expert review site Cameralabs.com wrote “Like earlier TX series models it's very slim, with an integral lens protected by a vertically sliding co” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10 and scored the Sony DSC-TX10 4 stars. Expert website T3.com mentioned “More unexpectedly given its slender 17.9mm depth is the fact that th” in their review.

A few people said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX10 was a good size. Peter said on Amazon five years ago “Sony dsctx10 very good size loveli pictures underwater beaty nice easy”. Digicambuyer.co.uk said on expert review site Digicam Buyer.co.uk “A great performer with sleek dimensions” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to carry around. Sherrine said “It is light and easy to use” in their review of this digital camera.

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Nice Design

Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Bhai mentioned five years ago “The camera is very stylish and does a great job underwater” and rated the product 5 stars. Expert website Ephotozine.com mentioned “The stylish TX10 camera won't look out of place in general use when out with friends” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Photographyblog.com rated it 4 stars and said in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10 on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “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”.

A few customers said in their reviews that it was smooth. Techamuna.com said “Very nice, slim and smooth design” in their review.

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

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Robust

Several people reckoned that this digital camera was strong and durable. Four years ago J. Macpherson wrote on Amazon “The ideal camera had to be small, light, take good quality photos, be shockproof and waterproof”. Six years ago expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “Is tough enough to survive extreme shooting conditions”. Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote “Underneath its bright, modern exterior is a rugged tough-cam, built to withstand punishment from both earth” in their review.

Some Sony DSC-TX10 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was good at resisting water ingress. Adrian wrote six years ago “So far the waterproofing has been fine - I've been snorkelling for long periods over the past week” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Five years ago Bhai wrote “Does Great Job Underwater” and gave the product an excellent review score. Bhai also said “I could wash this camera below tap just to clean it, explains that it is seriously waterproof”.

One customer concluded that the Sony DSC-TX10 was sealed. Expert website Trustedreviews.com wrote “Waterproof to 5m, freezeproof to -10°C, shockproof to 1.5m and fully sealed against dust” in their review of this digital camera. One Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was well made. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote “A high-resistance build and responsive electronics” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10.

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Good Quality Pictures

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

One person who reviewed the product considered that it had a good image sensor. Digitalversus.com said in their Sony DSC-TX10 review on expert review site Digital Versus “Thanks to its very fast sensor”.

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Good Video Capture

A few people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for video recording. J. Macpherson wrote on Amazon “The video results were fantastic - I assumed the footage would be shaky.”. J. Macpherson also wrote “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 score of 4 stars and he mentioned “An error has occurred while attempting video playback” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Technical Features

Some people concluded that it had good features. Six years ago Adrian gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “Has some nice features (though you would expect so given the price” in his review of this digital camera. C Farrell said on Amazon “The features are great” and rated the Sony DSC-TX10 as very good. Tom Altmann said “Great Small Camera with Amazing Features” in his review and gave the Sony DSC-TX10 a score of 5 stars.

Good Quality Lens

Some Sony DSC-TX10 owners said in their reviews that the product had a good lens. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “A 4x zoom lens, full 1080i HD movies” in their review of this digital camera. Techamuna.com mentioned “Lens could be better”.

One person said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser. Four years ago J. Macpherson wrote on Amazon “The image stabilisation worked well and produced some great footage” in their Sony DSC-TX10 review.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Techamuna.com wrote “Fast autofocus with a nice wide 4x 25100mm lens” in their review of this digital camera.

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Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Sony is one of the better rated digital camera brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Sony also has good reviews for its digital cameras.

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Good Flash

One Sony DSC-TX10 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good flash. Roy wrote in his review of the Sony DSC-TX10 “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”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Six years ago Pocket-Lint.com said on expert website Pocket Lint “The smooth and silent lens action is a bonus when shooting” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Sony DSC-TX10 owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Adrian gave it a rating of 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The screen looks great”. Techamuna.com said in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Bright and clear screen”.

Good Support

Some Sony DSC-TX10 owners said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Adrian wrote on Amazon “There is a help function on the camera itself.” in his Sony DSC-TX10 review. Adrian also mentioned “This does not help much and is inconvenient to flick between the pages”.

10 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was not good value for money. Guillaume wrote on Amazon “A bit pricy” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX10 but despite that they still gave the Sony DSC-TX10 a very good review score. Ephotozine.com said on expert website Ephotozine “It is hampered by quite a hefty price tag, sitting towards the top of the "tough" c”. Techamuna.com mentioned in their Sony DSC-TX10 review “Grit mixing well, ditto the slender body lasting long with deliberate mistreatment, pricey compared to a non strengthened compact, few manual features”.

One Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer reckoned that it was not cheap. Incey mentioned “My partner booked a very expensive holiday and thought it only best that we buy a decent camera to capture the holiday”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was not a bargain for the price.

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Difficult to Use

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

One Sony DSC-TX10 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good interface. One customer who reviewed this digital camera said that it was not easy to handle. Techamuna.com wrote five years ago “Doesn't look like it will withstand prolonged rough handling”.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-TX10, the Sony DSC-TX10 does not have an image stabilizer.

Alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might also want to consider include the Sony DSC-HX200V[plb_2082742_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-TX10, the DSC-TX10 does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-TX10 do not support video capability. The Sony 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 DSC-TX10 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-TX10 also do not have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras which also have a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Sony DSC-HX200V[plb_2082742_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-TX10 are not waterproof. The Sony DSC-TX10 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DSC-TX10 does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-TX10 also do not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

The DSC-TX10 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of this age and type are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-TX10 do not have a GPS (satellite). The DSC-TX10 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony DSC-TX10

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over two years.

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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

Posted by TechamunaTechamunaTechamunaat 6:19 PMEmail ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterestgadgets, android, tablets, mobile phones, Digital Camera, Sony, TX-10, TX10,... Read more…

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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