• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony DSC-TX10 advantages over Pentax WG-1

  • Thinner
    17 mm vs 28 mm
    Thinner
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    16.2 vs 14.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 0.7 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Pentax WG-1 advantages over Sony DSC-TX10

  • More telephoto lens reach
    140 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Longer exposure
    4 vs 2 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Waterproof
    Both provide
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Fast shutter lag; Full HD video with stereo audio; iSweep Panorama mode; Low-light modes.

  • Inconsistent touchscreen; Touchscreen doesn't work under water; Sluggish interface; Movies are slow to start recording.

The Competition

Compared to Pentax I-10

Sony DSC-TX10
Pentax I-10
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Thinner
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach
Pentax WG-1
Pentax I-10
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • HDMI out
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting

Compared to Sony DSC-T99

Sony DSC-TX10
Sony DSC-T99
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Fast startup
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Pentax WG-1
Sony DSC-T99
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Wider angle lens

Compared to Sony DSC-TX100V

Sony DSC-TX10
Sony DSC-TX100V
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
Pentax WG-1
Sony DSC-TX100V
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Sony DSC-T110

Sony DSC-TX10
Sony DSC-T110
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • HDMI out
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Pentax WG-1
Sony DSC-T110
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • More pixels

Compared to Pentax WG-1 GPS

Sony DSC-TX10
Pentax WG-1 GPS
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Built-in GPS
Pentax WG-1
Pentax WG-1 GPS
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
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