Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V Review

Overall Score

38

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-100 mm (4x) F3.5-4.6 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 97 x 59 x 18 mm, 147g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V Overview


First introduced in January, 2011, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Sony TX100V comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V

Sensor resolution of Sony TX100V ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Sony TX100V has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony TX100V


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
9 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
1229k dots Screen Resolution
3.5 Lens at Wide
147g Light Body
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
No Articulating Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.6
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V has an Overall Score of 38/100 and ranked #422 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #833 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony TX100V Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
40
Value for money score
56
Portability score
98
Overall score
38
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 TX100V


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V weighs 147g and has external dimensions of 97 x 59 x 18mm (3.82 x 2.32 x 0.71"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Sony TX100V is 9 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony TX100V
147g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony TX100V
18mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V
Sony TX200V 129 g 147 g 96 x 58 x 16 mm 97 x 59 x 18 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 Sony TX30 141 g 147 g 96 x 59 x 15 mm 97 x 59 x 18 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 Sony TX66 109 g 147 g 93 x 54 x 13 mm 97 x 59 x 18 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Sony TX20 133 g 147 g 96 x 56 x 18 mm 97 x 59 x 18 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 147 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 97 x 59 x 18 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 147 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 97 x 59 x 18 mm
Olympus Stylus SH-1 Olympus SH-1 271 g 147 g 109 x 63 x 42 mm 97 x 59 x 18 mm
Ricoh WG-4 GPS Ricoh WG-4 GPS 235 g 147 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 97 x 59 x 18 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V
Announced January, 2011
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1229k 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 1/1600 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model NP-BN1
Physical
Weight 147 g
Physical Dimensions 97 x 59 x 18 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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