94points

Sony Alpha 7R III

46points

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

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Sony Alpha 7R III vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

Why is Sony Alpha 7R III better than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66?

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has WiFi
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/8000svs0.00025s
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a microphone in
  • Has timelapse function
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies

Why is Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 better than Sony Alpha 7R III?

  • 581g lighter
    94gvs675g
  • 91.08% less body volume
    65.29cm³vs732.3030990000001cm³
  • 10% bigger screen size
    3.3"vs3"
  • 72.9mm narrower
    54mmvs126.9mm
  • Has a flash
  • 47.3mm thinner
    13mmvs60.3mm
  • 2.7mm shorter
    93mmvs95.7mm
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1

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Design

1.has a flip-out screen
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2.Weather sealed
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.

4.weight

675g

94g

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65.5g

5.Is a system camera
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

6.Has a hot shoe
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

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Optics

1.sensor size

24 x 35.9mm

6.17 x 4.55mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.has AF tracking
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

3.megapixels

42.4MP

18.2MP

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108MP

4.maximum light sensitivity

102400 ISO

12800 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.has built-in optical image stabilization
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has timelapse function
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.supports AVCHD format
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

5.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

6.Supports slow motion video recording
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS 200D

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.has stereo speakers
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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Battery

1. longer battery life

650shots

250shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Has WiFi
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.can be controlled remotely
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.Has dual card slots
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

6.has a HDMI output
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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Miscellaneous

1.has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
Sony Alpha 7R III
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.

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