Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 Review

Overall Score

41

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 26-130 mm (5x) F3.5-4.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 93 x 54 x 13 mm, 109g.
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 Overview


First introduced in July, 2011, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Sony TX55 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-TX55

Sensor resolution of Sony TX55 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Sony TX55 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 TX55


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
109g Light Body
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
1230k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Focus
4.8 Lens at Tele
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Low Battery Life: 250 shots
No Articulating Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.8
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 has an Overall Score of 41/100 and ranked #376 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #767 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Sony TX55 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
45
Value for money score
58
Portability score
100
Overall score
41
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 TX55


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 weighs 109g and has external dimensions of 93 x 54 x 13mm (3.66 x 2.13 x 0.51"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Sony TX55 is 29 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony TX55 is less by 3mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony TX55
109g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony TX55
13mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-TX55
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 Sony TX66 109 g 109 g 93 x 54 x 13 mm 93 x 54 x 13 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 Sony TX30 141 g 109 g 96 x 59 x 15 mm 93 x 54 x 13 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 Panasonic XS1 103 g 109 g 94 x 54 x 14 mm 93 x 54 x 13 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Sony WX220 121 g 109 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 93 x 54 x 13 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 109 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 93 x 54 x 13 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Panasonic LX5 271 g 109 g 110 x 65 x 43 mm 93 x 54 x 13 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 109 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 93 x 54 x 13 mm
Canon Elph 115 IS Canon Elph 115 IS 135 g 109 g 93 x 57 x 20 mm 93 x 54 x 13 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-TX55
Announced July, 2011
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 3
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1230k 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 1/30 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 3.70
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 100
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 None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 250 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-BN
Physical
Weight 109 g
Physical Dimensions 93 x 54 x 13 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type microSD/SDHC, Memory Stick Micro
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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