Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 Review
Listed below are some of the rivals of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1.
Canon have entered the touch-screen camera market with their first ever interactive compact, the new Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS (also called the PowerShot SD980 IS Digital ELPH). The 3 inch LCD screen can be used to focus on the main subject, set the camera options and playback your images. In addition to getting all touch-feely, the Canon IXUS 200 also offers a wide-angle 5x zoom lens, 12 megapixels and 720p HD video. Available in a variety of colours for around £329.00 / $329 / €379.00, Gavin Stoker gets to grips with the Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS.
The new Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX550 joins the growing ranks of cameras that literally allow you to get hands-on, with a large 3-inch touch-sensitive LCD screen. The aperture and shutter speed can be adjusted to the desired value simply by moving the slider, and AF/AE can be set by touching the subject with the FX550 automatically tracking the subject as it moves. The 12 megapixel Panasonic FX550 costs £299 in the UK and $399.95 in the US - Gavin Stoker got all touchy-feely with Panasonic's latest compact...
The Nikon Coolpix S60 is one of the more distinctive compact digital cameras around, with a "wave-surface" design and large 3.5 inch LCD display. Furthermore, the S60 is almost completely controlled via its touch-screen LCD, even including zooming in and out. Other standout features of the Nikon S60 include a 5x zoom lens with Vibration Reduction, Scene Auto Selector for beginners, Smile Timer with blink detection, and and a HDMi output for viewing photos on a HDTV set. The Nikon Coolpix S60 costs around €349 / £299.99 / $349.95.
The Sony Cyber-shot T77 is an ultra-slim 10 megapixel compact camera, measuring less than 14mm at its thinnest point. Available in brown, green, pink, black and silver for £209 / $300, the Sony T77 is almost completely controlled via its 3 inch widescreen touch-sensitive LCD panel. Other stand-out features of the Cybershot T77 include a 35-140mm equivalent 4x zoom lens, intelligent scene recognition, Smile Shutter and face detection with child and adult priority, high sensitivity shooting (up to ISO 3200), anti-blink function, and optical image stabilisation. Gavin Stoker finds out if the Sony Cyber-shot T77 is worth the £209 / $300 asking price.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90 is a new slim and stylish digital camera with a large 3 inch touch-screen LCD. The 12.1 megapixel Sony T90 features a Carl Zeiss branded 4x optical zoom lens complete with optical image stabiliser. HD video is recorded at 1280x720 pixels at 30fps in the MPEG4 format. Available in silver, black, pink, blue and brown for around $300 / £289, Gavin Stoker discovers if the Sony Cyber-shot T90 picture quality matches its good looks.