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Old Apr 4, 2010, 5:37 AM   #1
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Default Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 ?

hi there, does anyone have any info on this camera ? i have been looking at the canon powershot D10 and had thought this was the camera for me, but i have just read a brief press release about this now Sony.

any ideas how it performs underwater compared to the canon?


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Old Apr 4, 2010, 10:17 AM   #2
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The Sony TX-5 is just beginning to reach dealer's shelves here in the USA. There have been no professional reviews that I know of yet on the TX-5. However, based on camera specifications it would seem that the TX-5 will easily surpass the Canon D-10.

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hi, ok thanks, im in the UK i have actually just been reading a couple of reviews it does sound very good, im almost sold on it

however! i have just seen there is a new Panasonic out the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT2, which also looks very nice, guess i need to wait a few weeks and see if any comparison reviews come out.

i am kinda like the sony a little more, mainly due to a the auto Panoramic feature thing it has.
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Until this came up (thanks !) I was certain that the TS2 sounded most promising of the new rugged cameras. However, the Sony baby sounds coool.. and should take high quality pictures.

Please anyone, let us know if the Sony is better that the Panasonic TS2.

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The Sony TX5 is definitely better, particularly the image quality.

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ill be keeping my eyes open for any more new releases and will be sure to ask about them should i see any, but i have to say at the moment i think that Sony is the camera for me!
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Thanks Sarah,

would the Sony also be most suited for use while running marathon... during a large race I might take 200 pictures.. so I need the camera most 'ready' of the two... but still, image quality is also my prime concern.

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Yes, the Sony TX5 would be smaller and offer measurably more image quality. Have you already developed a way of carrying a small camera and properly protecting it in a marathon?

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Hi Sarah,

I do indeed. I have previously used the Olympus SW720 and is now using the Tough 8000.

I am really grateful that this caught my eye before ordering the TS2, not that I think that the TS2 would have disappointed me... but the picture and video quality seems to be blizzard for the Sony.

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It sounds like you have everything in hand and under control. I will be interested to hear your feelings about the TX-5.

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