Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX10

Announced Jan 6, 2011 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | 25 – 100 mm (4×)
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The Sony TX10 offers the widest feature set of all 'rugged' compact cameras released in 2011. It also boasts some of the best image quality and the best video quality in its class, performing especially well in low light situations. Unfortunately its rather clumsy touchscreen is required to control just about every aspect of the camera's operation.

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71%
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Good for

'Go anywhere' shooting - the TX10 is equally at home at a cocktail party and white-water rafting.

Not so good for

Quick 'in-depth' operation. The menu system is frustratingly hard to navigate with a sometimes unresponsive touchscreen.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX10 review

The Sony Cyber-shot TX10 is a 16.2 megapixel compact with a 4x stabilised zoom and a 3 inch touch-sensitive screen. Like earlier TX series models it's very slim, with an integral lens protected by a vertically sliding cover when not in use. The Cyber-shot TX10's sleek and elegant good looks aren't in the least suggestive of ruggedness, so it comes as something of a surprise to...

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