Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1 Review

April 22, 2013 | Gavin Stoker |



Optical Zoom 4x
Clear Image Zoom NO
Digital Zoom 10M Approx.5x /5M Approx.7.1x / VGA Approx.28x / 2M(16:9) Approx9.6x
F F3.6(W)-4.7(T)
Focal Length (f= mm) f=4.43-17.7mm
Focal Length (f=35mm conversion) f=25-100mm
Macro (cm) iAuto:AF(W:Approx.1cm(0.39'') to Infinity, T:Approx.50cm(1.64') to Infinity) / Program Auto:AF(W:Approx.8cm(0.26') to Infinity, T:Approx.50cm(1.64') to Infinity)
Filter Diameter (mm) NO
Conversion Lens compatibility NO
Carl Zeiss® lens NO
Sony G NO

Image Sensory

Sensor Type Super HAD CCD
Size (Inches) 1/2.3 type(7.75mm)


Effective Pixels (Mega Pixels) Approx. 16.1
Bionz Processor NO
Face Detection YES
Smile Shutter YES
Soft Skin Mode YES
Background Defocus NO
Waterproof YES
Backlight correction HDR NO
Picture Effect Toy camera, Pop Color, Partial Color, Soft High-key
Sweep Panorama YES
Intelligent Sweep Panorama NO
Underwater Sweep Panorama YES
3D Sweep Panorama NO
Auto Focus Area (Multi Point) YES
Auto Focus Area (Centre weighted) YES
Auto Focus Area (Spot) NO
Auto Focus Area (Flexible Spot) NO
Manual Focus NO
Aperture Auto Mode iAuto(F3.6-F6.6) / Program Auto(F3.6-F6.6)
Aperture Priority Mode NO
Aperture Manual Mode NO
Shutter Speed Auto Mode (sec) iAuto (1/4 - 1/2000) / Program Auto (2 - 1/2000)
NR Slow Shutter NO
Hand Shake Alert NO
Exposure Control ± 2.0EV, 1/3EV step
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluor(Cool White), Fluor(Day White), Fluor(Daylight), Incandescent, Flash, Underwater 1-2
Automatic White Balance YES
Light Metering (Multi Pattern) YES
Light Metering (Centre weighted) YES
Light Metering (Spot) YES
Sharpness Setting NO
Saturation Setting NO
Contrast Setting NO
ISO Sensitivity (REI) Auto/100/200/400/800/1600/3200
Scene Selection Soft Snap / Soft Skin / Night Portrait / Night Scene / High Sensitivity / Handheld Twilight / Beach / Snow / Gourmet / Pet Mode / Landscape / Underwater


SteadyShot capability YES
Optical SteadyShot capability YES

Auto Focus System

AF Illuminator Auto / Off


Flash Mode Auto / Flash On / Flash Off / Advanced Flash
Red-Eye Correction Auto / On / Off
Auto Daylight Synchronized Flash NO
Distance limitations using Flash (m) ISO Auto: Approx.0.5m - 3.9m(Approx. 1feet 7 3/4 inches to 12feet 9 5/8 inches)(W) / Approx.0.5m - 3.0 m( 1feet 7 3/4 inches to 9feet 10 1/8 inches)(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.8.0 m(Approx.26feet 9inch)(W) / Approx.6.0 m(20feet 3/4inches)(T)


Recording Media Memory Stick Micro* / Memory Stick Micro (mark 2)*
Recording Media II microSD Memory Card* / microSDHC Memory Card*
Recording Format JPEG
DCF (Design rule for Camera File System) YES
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) YES
Burst Mode (shots) Approx.1 fps
Burst Interval (approximately sec) Approx.1.0 sec.(100 shots)
Still Image size (20M 5184 x 3888) NO
Still Image size (16M 4608 x 3456) YES
Still Image size (18 M 4896×3672) NO
Still Image size (14M 4320 x 3240) NO
Still Image size (13M 4224 x 3168) NO
Still Image size (12M 4000 x 3000) NO
Still Image size (10M 3648 x 2736) YES
Still Image size (9.0M, 3456 x 2592) NO
Still Image size (8.0M, 3264 x 2448) NO
Still Image size (7.2M 3072 x 2304) NO
Still Image size (5.0M, 2592 x 1944) YES
Still Image size (3.1M, 2048 x 1536) NO
Still Image size (VGA, 640 x 480) YES
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 1920 x 1080) YES
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4896X2752) NO
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4,608 x 2,592) YES
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4,320 x 2,432) NO
Still Image size (16:9 mode, 4000 x 2248) NO
Still Image size (3:2 mode, 4000 x 2672) NO
Still Image size (3:2 mode 3648 x 2432) NO
Still Image size (3:2 mode 3456 x 2304) NO
2D Panorama 360°(11,520 x 1,080) / Wide(7,152 x 1,080/4,912 x 1,920) / Standard(4,912 x 1,080/3,424 x 1,920)
3D Panorama NO
Moving Image Size (1920x1080 50p Approx.28Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1920x1080 50i Approx.24Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1920x1080 50i Approx.17Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1440x1080 25fps Fine Approx.12Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1280x720 50i Fine Approx.9Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (1280x720 30fps Standard Approx.6Mbps) YES
Moving Image Size (1280x720 25fps Fine Approx.6Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (640x480 30fps Approx.3Mbps) YES
Moving Image Size (640x480 25fps Approx.3Mbps) NO
Moving Image Size (320x240 30fps) YES