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Sony DSC-TX7 Digital Camera

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18 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

Amongst cameras of a comparable spec and age, this digital camera is one of the most awarded by experts in cameras.

The reviewers at PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Pcauthority.com.au all thought that concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of Digitaltrends.com and Gcn.com both decided that this digital camera was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on twenty-seven expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Expert Reviews and Camera Labs the average expert rating of this camera is 77 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Owners have rated this camera as brilliant on average. If all the digital cameras of this spec and age are ranked by average owner review score then this Sony digital camera is in the top 10%.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Sony DSC-TX7 owners who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good screen. Annie mentioned “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” in her review of this digital camera. Photographyblog.com said on expert website PhotographyBlog.com seven years ago “A screen that quickly becomes smeared with fingerprints”.

Good Video Capture

Twenty-three people agreed that the Sony DSC-TX7 was good for video recording. Seven years ago Homemaker rated it as very good and mentioned on Amazon “0) Panoramic mode is a joy, movie mode is great”. Irs wrote in the same month “Brilliant for HD video” . Also seven years ago M. Chapman scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “We opened this camera and started using both video and photo mode immediately”.

Good Quality Pictures

Several Sony DSC-TX7 owners who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer wrote “Video is easy and good, picture quality fantastic” in their review and scored it very highly. Annie gave it an excellent review and she said in her Sony DSC-TX7 review “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”.

Some Sony DSC-TX7 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Seven years ago Goodgearguide.com.au said on Good Gear Guide.com.au “It's capable of shooting 1080p video in addition to capturing still photos” in their review of this digital camera however despite that they only rated the Sony DSC-TX7 3 stars. In the same month expert review site Cameras.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera “On top of this turn on and shooting times are very impressive”.

Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was good in low light. Seven years ago Chrisb said on Amazon “Low light shots are very good”. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com said “Which can perform a number of clever tricks, like great low-light performance and an excellent panorama mode”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to produce clear pictures. Mick wrote “The video clarity is good”.

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Robust

A few people who bought the product concluded that it was well made. Mr. Graham Watson mentioned “It feels really well made” . Mrs. Elizabeth A. Middlemiss wrote on Amazon “It has a good solid feel - not flimsy at all” in her review of this digital camera. Pocket-Lint.com mentioned in their review “The Sony Cyber-shot TX7 has a nice active display and good build”.

A few customers reckoned that this digital camera was reliable. Juice wrote on Amazon “I picked up the TX-7 as a replacement for my trusty” in their Sony DSC-TX7 review but despite that they scored the product 60 out of 100. Seven years ago Pcworld.in said in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 “Offers features that actually are dependable and useful”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “If dependable photo quality is good enough”.

A few people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was strong and durable. Seven years ago Photoboy wrote “The camera is strong and sturdy”.

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Nice Design

Ten customers who bought the Sony DSC-TX7 wrote that it was good looking. Irs said on Amazon “Can create beautiful shots”. Photographyblog.com wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com seven years ago “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 is a slim and stylish digital compact camera”. Pcworld.in mentioned also seven years ago “The Sony DSC-TX7 is a stylish compact camera that was announced in CES, January 2010” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was a good design. Techtree.com wrote “For that kind of money you do get a camera with super slim design and rugged build quality with a wonderful touchscreen display” in their review of this digital camera. Digitalversus.com mentioned on Digital Versus “The TX7 is a great success that combines an attractive design”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was neat. Seven years ago Pocket-Lint.com said “The neat design and great build are, perhaps, typically Sony, as is the price.” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Size

Some Sony DSC-TX7 owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was compact. Seven years ago Irs mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Looks fantastic! Sure, if you want a super zoom in a compact camera, then get something else.”. Mr. Graham Watson said “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. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com mentioned “Rather than offering more megapixels, this compact camera offers a longer feature list”.

A few customers who reviewed it agreed that it was thin. Paul wrote “I have long been a fan of Sonys slim cameras having owned the original T7” in his review and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Paul also wrote “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 customer said in their reviews that this digital camera was a good weight. Mr. N. T. Vickers said on Amazon “Stylish and light weight”. One Sony DSC-TX7 reviewer who purchased the product reckoned that it was good structurally. Paul wrote “The camera is a really nice design, very solid all metal construction” in his Sony DSC-TX7 review.

One Sony DSC-TX7 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to carry around. Photoboy said “The camera is small, light and easy to put in a jeans pocket comfortably” in their review.

One person thought it was a good body shape. Techtree.com mentioned seven years ago “It has a full metal body, 10.2 megapixel camera, Carl Zeiss optics with 4x optical zoom” in their review.

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Good Product Quality

Several people said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX7 was good quality. Irs wrote on Amazon “It produces outstanding quality full HD video” in their review of this digital camera. 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 rated it as excellent and wrote “The picture quality is stunning”.

Good Technical Features

A number of people who purchased the Sony DSC-TX7 thought it had good features. Juice wrote on Amazon six years ago “And while I'm still learning how to make best use of it's features, overall” but in spite of that they scored it 60 out of 100. Photoboy mentioned on Amazon “Shoots" amazing pictures with some nice additional features that are actually valuable”. Sam-Theo wrote “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”.

Easy to Use

A few people who bought the Sony DSC-TX7 reckoned that it was easy to use. Homemaker wrote in their Sony DSC-TX7 review on Amazon “Too good to use in water!”. Seven years ago Mr. Graham Watson rated it as very good and he mentioned on Amazon “It's simple to use and a couple of touches will normally get you where you need to be” in his Sony DSC-TX7 review. Mrs. Elizabeth A. Middlemiss gave it a rating of 4 stars and she said in her Sony DSC-TX7 review “Have enjoyed using the camera and find the touch screen very easy to navigate”.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good interface. Juice said on Amazon six years ago “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.” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7. Mr. Graham Watson mentioned in his review of this digital camera “I love the touchscreen interface”. Six years ago expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review “A responsive interface and a decent general purpose zoom, even if it is a little short” and gave the Sony DSC-TX7 a rating of 80 out of 100.

One customer concluded that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer rated the product as very good and 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” in their review of this digital camera.

One Sony DSC-TX7 owner who purchased it thought it had a good experience. Photoboy mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 seven years ago “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 review site Photographyblog.com mentioned in their Sony DSC-TX7 review “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 Battery Life

Several Sony DSC-TX7 reviewers who purchased it thought it had a good battery life. Mr. N. T. Vickers wrote in their review on Amazon “There is only one drawback and that is the battery life is limited to several maybe even 2 hours”. Rick said “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 review site Photographyblog.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said in their Sony DSC-TX7 review “The main negatives with regard to the Sony Cyber-shot TX7 are a short-ish battery life”.

Good Flash

Some people thought the product had a good flash. Biggo wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 seven years ago “Starts fast and flash recycles very very quickly” . In the same month M. Chapman wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-TX7 on Amazon “Quite bright enough, even without the flash”. Photoboy mentioned on Amazon “You can take really outstanding pictures with no flash required” in their review.

Good Brand

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

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Good Connectivity

One Sony DSC-TX7 owner who bought it reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections.

One customer who reviewed the Sony DSC-TX7 reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Expert website Computerpoweruser.com mentioned “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 Sony DSC-TX7 owners who purchased the product considered that it had a good zoom.

One customer who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser. Pocket-Lint.com scored this digital camera 4 stars and mentioned on expert website Pocket Lint seven years ago “The TX7 has HD video, image stabilisation”.

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Good Support

One customer concluded that it had good technical guidance. Paul gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars and he wrote in his review on Amazon “There are only 4 manual buttons on top of the camera that avoid the need to use the touchscreen”.

10 Reasons Against

Poor Exposure Control

One Sony DSC-TX7 owner who purchased this digital camera concluded that it did not have good exposure controls. Expert website Pcauthority.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “There are no manual exposure controls or RAW capture”.

A Bit Expensive

Some people who bought the product wrote that it was not good value for money. M. Chapman wrote in their review “A pricy pocket camera.”. Cnet.com wrote in their Sony DSC-TX7 review on expert website CNET.com seven years ago “Its price doesn't guarantee perfection”. Expert website Infosyncworld.com wrote “Few cameras in this price range offer as much as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7”.

Some people concluded that it was not cheap. Expert website Techtree.com said seven years ago “22,900, which is quite expensive.”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was not a bargain for the price. Seven years ago expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their Sony DSC-TX7 review “Luxury like this doesn’t come cheap.”.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most digital cameras of this age and spec do not have an image stabilizer. The DSC-TX7 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DSC-TX7 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support video capability. The Sony DSC-TX7 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-TX7 does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-TX7 also do not have a built-in flash.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital 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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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DSC-TX7 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago are not 3D. The Sony DSC-TX7 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The DSC-TX7 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-TX7 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony DSC-TX7

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-TX7 over three years ago.

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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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