Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 Review

Overall Score

32

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/2.4 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 35-140 mm (4x) F3.5-4.6 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 94 x 58 x 17 mm, 142g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 Overview


First introduced in August, 2009, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/2.4 (6.104 x 4.578 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Sony TX1 comes with a 5.90 x 4.43 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.38 mm (0.29").

- Full Frame
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

Sensor resolution of Sony TX1 ~ 3646 x 2742 pixels.

Sony TX1 has Crop Factor: 5.86

The sensor has a surface area of 26.1 mm².

There are approximate 9,997,332 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony TX1


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
9 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
3.5 Lens at Wide
142g Light Body
35 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Full HD Video
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1250s
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.6
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1250s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 has an Overall Score of 32/100 and ranked #632 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1077 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony TX1 Scores
Imaging score
19
Features score
33
Value for money score
50
Portability score
98
Overall score
32
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Sony TX1


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 weighs 142g and has external dimensions of 94 x 58 x 17mm (3.7 x 2.28 x 0.67"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Sony TX1 is 4 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony TX1 is less by 2mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony TX1
142g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony TX1
17mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-TX1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Panasonic ZS100 312 g 142 g 111 x 65 x 44 mm 94 x 58 x 17 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Sony RX1 482 g 142 g 113 x 65 x 70 mm 94 x 58 x 17 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Panasonic ZS50 243 g 142 g 111 x 65 x 34 mm 94 x 58 x 17 mm
Leica Q Leica Q 640 g 142 g 130 x 80 x 93 mm 94 x 58 x 17 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 Sony TX30 141 g 142 g 96 x 59 x 15 mm 94 x 58 x 17 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Sony HX90V 245 g 142 g 102 x 58 x 36 mm 94 x 58 x 17 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Sony WX220 121 g 142 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 94 x 58 x 17 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Panasonic LX100 393 g 142 g 115 x 66 x 55 mm 94 x 58 x 17 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-TX1
Announced August, 2009
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 8
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/2 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1250 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.4
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 5.90 x 4.43 mm
Sensor Area 26.1 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 142 g
Physical Dimensions 94 x 58 x 17 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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