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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9: Review

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9 is a slim and stylish compact digital camera, able to ensure high image quality and extraordinary views. As for the technical specifications, this camera has a CMOS sensor Exmor R from 12.2 mega pixels, a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens with 4x optical zoom, a large 3.5-inch touch screen LCD display with a resolution of 921,600 pixels, video recording Full HD video, so with resolution 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, the optical image stabilizer, backlight correction, Smile Shutter, Face Detection and on-camera editing integrated.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9: Design

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9 camera is certainly an elegant and refined, with an attractive design and a body available in various colors. What especially catches the eye is a large LCD display, 3.5-inch touch screen and an exceptional resolution of 921,600 pixels. As for size, measuring 97.8 mm in width, 59.5 mm in height and 17.5 mm in thickness. The net weight is 133 grams, with accessories is 149 grams.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9: Features and Functionality

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9 is a compact digital camera with an attractive design and features. Launched in July of this year, along with the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5, it is noted especially for the large touch screen display at the back, but also for the high-quality photos and videos.

Starting from those that are technical data, this camera is equipped with a CMS type image sensor Exmor R 1/2, 3 inches in size and with an effective resolution of approximately 12.2 mega pixels. It is a sensor with high efficiency, which increases the sensitivity, eliminates noise and ensures excellent images in any situation, with a maximum resolution of 4,000×3,000 pixels.

Continuing with features, the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9 features a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens which has a focal length of 4.43 -17.7 mm, equivalent to 25-100 mm on a traditional 35 mm, and a maximum aperture of F3.5-F4.6. The camera has finally 4x optical zoom, so not particularly high, and digital zoom up to 8x, with a total capacity of 32 magnifications. Moving on.

The features offered by this camera, the most interesting is the 3D Sweep Panorama, new and innovative, which allows you to capture three-dimensional panoramic images by simply moving the camera horizontally. Function very special and in perfect alignment with the trend this year, which sees the 3D lord it.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9

As for other features, the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9 is equipped with the famous SteadyShot optical image stabilizer that compensates for movements of the machine ensuring crisp, clear photos every time, Superior Auto mode, continuous shooting at high speed and detection functions and Smile Shutter, the latter takes the picture only when your subject smiles.

Other features include a sensitivity up to 3200 ISO, backlight correction, to have photos always correct in terms of contrast and backlight, the BIONZ processor, the ability to take pictures on the subject in the foreground and background blurry and the possibility adapting the subject’s faces, removing blemishes and boosting skin tones.

Obviously, the touch screen display which is provided with the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9 facilitates all operations because, to access the various menus simply touch the screen and drag. Finally, they could not miss the movies and those offered by the TX9 are truly exceptional because in Full HD, so they can reach a maximum resolution of 1,920×1,080 pixels.

As for saving photos and videos, the camera has an internal memory of 32 MB, expandable with Secure Digital, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo High Speed, Memory Stick HG-PR Duo. The package finally, includes battery, 230 shots, battery charger, A/V cable, power cable, wrist strap, the pen, support for multiple outputs and the CD-ROM with the software.


Elegant and refined, the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9 is a unique camera whose most interesting features are the large touch screen display and a full 3.5-inch high-resolution and 3D Sweep Panorama, for three-dimensional pictures. Also of note is Full HD movies, quality optics, the sensor type and the optical stabilizer.

Where to Buy Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9

Sony TX Series DSC-TX9/H 12.2MP Digital Still Camera with "Exmor R" CMOS Sensor and 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Rechargeable Battery (NP-BN1), Battery Charger, A/V Cable, wrist Strap, Paint...
  • 12.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor for stunning low-light performance
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 4x (25mm) optical zoom lens
  • 1080i AVCHD Movie records high-quality HD movies
  • Capture vast scenic vistas and 16:9 shots in spectacular 3D.
Easy of Use
Value of Money

PROS : High-resolution touch screen display, Carl Zeiss lens, Exmor R sensor, Face Detection, Smile Shutter, the camera retouching.

CONS : Internal memory and Zoom Not very high.

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