• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 130.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony DSC-TX55 advantages over Sony WX80

  • Thinner
    13 mm vs 22 mm
    Thinner
  • More dots on screen
    1230k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Sony WX80 advantages over Sony DSC-TX55

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Less expensive
    $199 vs $350 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    200 mm vs 130 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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

  • 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 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
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 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

The Competition

Compared to Sony DSC-T110

Sony DSC-TX55
Sony DSC-T110
  • $311
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Sony WX80
Sony DSC-T110
  • $320
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony TX200V

Sony DSC-TX55
Sony TX200V
  • $311
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $363
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Touchscreen
Sony WX80
Sony TX200V
  • $320
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $363
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Sony TX66

Sony DSC-TX55
Sony TX66
  • $311
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $372
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Higher extended ISO
Sony WX80
Sony TX66
  • $320
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $372
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony W690

Sony DSC-TX55
Sony W690
  • $311
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • HDMI out
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Sony WX80
Sony W690
  • $320
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Sony DSC-TX55
Canon 130 IS
  • $311
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Sony WX80
Canon 130 IS
  • $320
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Longer exposure
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