46points

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66

83points

Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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83
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Why is Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 better than Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM?

  • 398g lighter
    94gvs492g
  • Has AF tracking
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has touch autofocus
  • 93.26% less body volume
    65.29cm³vs969.3745600000002cm³
  • 38mm narrower
    54mmvs92mm
  • 31.4mm shorter
    93mmvs124.4mm

Why is Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM better than Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66?

  • 13.06x larger sensor
    23.5 x 15.6mmvs6.17 x 4.55mm
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 80shots longer battery life
    330shotsvs250shots
  • Has WiFi
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
  • Has phase detection autofocus for videos
  • Has a microphone in
  • Has a built-in focus motor

Top specs and features

Design

1.pixel density

485ppi

471ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

1280 x 960px

1176 x 784px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.has a flip-out screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

4.Has a built-in focus motor
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

5.Has a hot shoe
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

6.weight

94g

492g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

Optics

1.sensor size

6.17 x 4.55mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

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 Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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.maximum light sensitivity

12800 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

4.megapixels

18.2MP

16.2MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

5.optical zoom

5x

3x (Sony DT 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6)

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P1000

125x

6.has built-in optical image stabilization
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

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 phase detection autofocus for videos
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.supports AVCHD format
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

2.has a microphone in
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

Battery

1. longer battery life

250shots

330shots

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.battery power

630mAh

1080mAh

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

3.has a removable battery
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

4.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Has WiFi
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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.can be controlled remotely
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

4.has an accelerometer
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

5.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

3.1

6.has a HDMI output
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

Miscellaneous

1.has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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

2.Has focus motor
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.

3.Has rounded aperture blades
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.

4.Is a normal lens
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

A normal lens is one that doesn't fall into another category such as wide angle or telephoto, and typically has a focal length between 35mm and 70mm. These lenses aren't tailored towards a specific type of photography, and so are quite versatile.

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