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Sony DSC-TX9 Digital Camera

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Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both endorsed this digital camera. This Sony digital camera received a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Digicam Buyer.co.uk.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on twenty-three expert reviews from sites including Camera Labs, Digital Versus, Cameras.co.uk and Digicam Buyer.co.uk this digital camera has an overall expert rating of 77%.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 16 owner reviews this digital camera has an average owner rating of 88 out of 100.

Easy to Use

Several Sony DSC-TX9 reviewers who purchased the Sony DSC-TX9 considered that it was easy to use. Honestreviewer365 wrote “It's easy to use (except when you're trying to defocus the b/g”. Lunacoyo mentioned four years ago “What we love about it is that it is so easy to use” in their review of this digital camera. Six years ago Nathaniel Allen scored it very highly and he said on Amazon “+ The touchscreen is actually a joy to use”.

One Sony DSC-TX9 owner thought it was easy to use the menus. Peter Dao gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said “All the menu settings by touching the fully occupied rear screen that 's very responsive”.

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Good Size

A few people who reviewed the product considered that it was compact. Honestreviewer365 mentioned “This seems to be the only compact digital camera with that feature” in their review. Expert website Techreviewsource.com wrote in their review “The Sony CyberShot DSC-TX9 is a 12-megapixel digital camera that offers 1080i movie capture with a thin and light compact design”. Cameralabs.com said in their Sony DSC-TX9 review on expert review site Camera Labs “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 is a 12.2 Megapixel compact with a 4x zoom lens”.

Five Sony DSC-TX9 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was thin. Peter Dao mentioned on Amazon three years ago “I love its sleek, thin stylish designed” in his review of this digital camera. Ryan wrote on Amazon “This camera is amazing--huge screen, slim” in his Sony DSC-TX9 review. Goodgearguide.com.au said seven years ago “The Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 looks very much like the TX5; it has a slim body with a slide-to-start front cover”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX9 was a good depth. Illinifan 29 said in their review of the Sony DSC-TX9 “The photos show true depth with no crosstalk”. One Sony DSC-TX9 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX9 was lightweight. Techtree.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Rugged and also incredibly lightweight”.

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Nice Design

A few Sony DSC-TX9 owners who purchased it considered that it was good looking. Honestreviewer365 wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon six years ago “The camera does take beautiful photos”. Lunacoyo wrote on Amazon four years ago “This is a pretty good camera” in their review and gave it a score of 4 stars. Peter Dao said on Amazon three years ago “It takes very beautiful pictures and sometimes exceeds other brand cameras with 18 megapixels” in his review of this digital camera.

Several Sony DSC-TX9 reviewers reckoned that the product was a good design. Expert website Gadgetreview.com said “The sleek design is equally com” in their review.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several Sony DSC-TX9 owners who reviewed the Sony DSC-TX9 agreed that it was able to produce good images. Alias mentioned in their Sony DSC-TX9 review on Amazon “I ended up buying another Sony - this one was just as good, takes great pictures”. Ari wrote “My favorite camera! Super fast click and clear pictures!” in their review of the Sony DSC-TX9. Ari also said “I absolutely love this camera! It takes excellent photos”.

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Nathaniel Allen mentioned “+ Wonderful wide angle shooting, which is unheard of on cameras of this size” in his Sony DSC-TX9 review. Nathaniel Allen also said “The camera does a very good job of selecting the appropriate shooting mode for the conditions”. Expert website Techworld.com wrote seven years ago “Since it has a ton of shooting modes, including some rather nifty ones (Handheld Twilight, 3D, Intelligent Sweep Panorama” .

One Sony DSC-TX9 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good in low light.

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Good Video Capture

Seven customers concluded that it was good for video recording. Nathaniel Allen said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “+ Excellent HD movie mode, with the press of a dedicated button”. Peter Dao he mentioned three years ago “Shooting a cool video in a very low light, I mean just a dim sleeping light” in his review of this digital camera. Ryan said on Amazon “Best of all (for me) is the video quality” in his review of the Sony DSC-TX9.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some people wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-TX9 had a good screen. Honestreviewer365 wrote in their review “The touch screen feature is very convenient”. Lunacoyo mentioned four years ago “The picture quality on the screen is still perfectly fine” . Nathaniel Allen rated it as excellent and he mentioned six years ago “Heck, watching it back on the large touch screen is excellent”.

Good Technical Features

A few customers agreed that this digital camera had good features. Expert website Techworld.com mentioned “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 certainly doesn't skimp on features or performance” . Asia.cnet.com said in their review of this digital camera “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 offers plenty of advanced shooting features underneath its good looks” . Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned “The only genuinely new features are the 3D panorama” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Robust

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good at resisting water ingress. Alias said “As an added bonus, its waterproof” nonetheless they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. One Sony DSC-TX9 owner who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. Lunacoyo said “Overall, this is a really solid camera” in their review.

One Sony DSC-TX9 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was strong and durable.

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Sony Has Good Camera Reviews

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

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Good Product Quality

Some people who bought it considered that it was good quality. Nathaniel Allen mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is wonderful” in his review of this digital camera. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au gave the Sony DSC-TX9 a rating of 4 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 is a compact digital camera that offers great image quality and is easy for novice photographers to use”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Sony DSC-TX9 owner wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Nathaniel Allen said on Amazon “Zooming while recording is silent” in his Sony DSC-TX9 review.

Good Quality Lens

One customer who reviewed the Sony DSC-TX9 thought it had a good lens. One Sony DSC-TX9 reviewer reckoned that the Sony DSC-TX9 had a good zoom.

10 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some people who reviewed it concluded that it was not cheap. Alias mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Overpriced camera--buying the name brand I suppose”. Nathaniel Allen said “+ Uses SDHC memory cards! Goodbye overpriced Sony Memory Stick” in his review of this digital camera.

One person said in their reviews that the product was not good value for money. Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-TX9 on expert website CNET.co.uk “While not the best value”.

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Poor Battery Life

One Sony DSC-TX9 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera did not have a good battery life. Peter Dao said “Its Sony's 3.6v rechargable battery is not so good in the long run on the shooting with only 630MAh juice” in his Sony DSC-TX9 review but even so he rated it 5 stars.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-TX9 do not have an image stabilizer. The DSC-TX9 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Sony DSC-HX200V[plb_2082742_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most digital cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-TX9 do not support wi-Fi. The DSC-TX9 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The DSC-TX9 does not support video capability. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The DSC-TX9 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-TX9 also do not have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Sony DSC-HX200V[plb_2082742_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-TX9 are not waterproof. The DSC-TX9 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras of this type and age do not support Full HD video. The DSC-TX9 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras that have been available for more than two years are not 3D. The Sony DSC-TX9 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-TX9 do not have a GPS (satellite). The DSC-TX9 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony DSC-TX9

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-TX9 over three years ago.

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2 Awards

Camera Labs Recommended Digicam Buyer.co.uk Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(29)
31 August 2011

As an everyday camera, the TX9 is pretty great in nearly every way. The sleek design is equally com...

24 May 2011

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 is a compact digital cameras that offers great image quality and is easy for novice photographers to use. The Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 looks very much like the TX5; it has a... Read more…

17 February 2011

The TX9 is a compact camera that holds no real surprises. It's effective and pleasant to use, but the only genuinely new features are the 3D panorama and multi-angle modes. On the whole, it's a...

12 January 2011

Weighing 150 grams and measuring just 18mm thick, the $380 Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 ? Sony?s flagship compact point-and-shoot ? is one wee camera. It was barely more noticeable than a phone in my pant... Read more…

23 December 2010

Not everyone will want to pay such a high price for a compact camera; however, you cannot fault its easy-to-use menu system and high image quality results Overall Our provides the latest...

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User Reviews

(15)
Reviewed 1 January 2011 by Mrs. K. A. Wheatley

This is a tiny piece of kit, about the size of an iPhone but quite a lot heavier, it is fairly daunting when you first get it out of the box. One side is all LCD screen. The other is covered by a... Read more…

Reviewed 25 December 2010 by Mr. R. Brown

I've been looking for a digital camera for a while, having previously been content to allow my wife to take the pictures. So when I had the chance to get my hands on this camera I jumped at the... Read more…

Reviewed 17 February 2011 by Clever Spud

The Sony DSCTX9H does a good job of simplifying a large number or very sophisticated features. The touch screen display is large and intuitive with the vast majority of the available functions... Read more…

Reviewed 29 June 2012 by Dwa2011

Great picture quality. The Sony interface is great. For a short review (cuz the others are long), the pictures that come out of this camera are terrific. I have never been let down by this camera.... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I absolutely love this camera! It takes excellent photos. I have owned it for 6 mos and have had zero issues with it... I will update this if there is ever any issues. It takes fast photos. No... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dsctx9, dsctx9h, dsctx9n, dsctx9r, sony dsctx9, sony dsctx9h, sony dsctx9r, sony dsctx9rc, sony dsctx9rce, sony dsctx9rceh
Barcodes 00027242793064, 00027242793088, 00411378203304

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