• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 130.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony TX66 advantages over Panasonic TS25

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • More telephoto lens reach
    130 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    13 mm vs 19 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    109g vs 144g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    1230k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic TS25 advantages over Sony TX66

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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

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
  • 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
  • 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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The Competition

Compared to Sony DSC-TX55

Sony TX66
Sony DSC-TX55
  • $372
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $311
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
Panasonic TS25
Sony DSC-TX55
  • $141
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer exposure
  • $311
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner

Compared to Panasonic TS20

Sony TX66
Panasonic TS20
  • $372
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $164
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer exposure
Panasonic TS25
Panasonic TS20
  • $141
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $164
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Sony TX200V

Sony TX66
Sony TX200V
  • $372
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $363
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Manual focus
Panasonic TS25
Sony TX200V
  • $141
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $363
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony TX20

Sony TX66
Sony TX20
  • $372
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner
  • $370
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
Panasonic TS25
Sony TX20
  • $141
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $370
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • HDMI out

Compared to Panasonic TS30

Sony TX66
Panasonic TS30
  • $372
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $114
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic TS25
Panasonic TS30
  • $141
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $114
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
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