Sony DSC-TX55 Review

 
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Model Name: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55 
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General
Model Number: DSC-TX55 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $350.00
Street Price: $310.88
Date Available: 2011-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 3.8 oz (109 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.7 x 2.1 x 0.5 in.
(93 x 54 x 13 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
4912 x 1920 (9.4 MP, Other),
3424 x 1920 (6.6 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1440x1080, 1440x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60i(FX/FH), 60i(HQ), 30, 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 16.80
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 16.20 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 130 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values:  
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/4.8 (tele) - ? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.3
LCD Resolution: 1,229,800 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/1600
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: High Sensitivity / Night Scene / Hand-held Twilight / Night Portrait / Landscape / Soft Snap / Soft Skin / Anti Motion Blur / Backlight Correction HDR / Beach / Snow / Fireworks / Hispeed Shutter 
Self Timer: 2, 10, Portrait1, Portrait2 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off; Red-eye Reduction: On/Off/Auto 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx.0.08 - Approx.3.7m (W); Approx.0.6 - Approx.2.6 m (T)  
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Micro M2 / microSD / microSDHC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVCHD/MPEG-4 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL):  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: HDMI output 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary  
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 250
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, 3.3" OLED Touchscreen, Full HD video, 3D and Picture Effect modes, Superior Auto, up to 10x Clear Image Zoom, Hi-speed AF. Available in black, silver, purple, and red. 

 


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