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Sony DSC-TX30: Review

The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX30 is a compact digital camera from the extremely small size and modern in design and rugged, since it is resistant to water, dust, shock and at low temperatures. As for other specifications, the camera is equipped with a CMOS sensor Exmor R from 18.2 mega pixels about, a wide-angle Carl Zeiss lens with 5x optical zoom and SteadyShot optical stabilizer.

It has a 3.3-inch OLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 1,229,760 points and Triluminos technology, integrated flash, creative effects, Intelligent Auto Adjustment, Full HD movies and options for perfect portraits.

Sony DSC-TX30: Design

The Sony DSC-TX30 is a compact camera that is mainly characterized by its rugged body resistant to practically everything. The design is modern and stylish, available in colors black, orange and blue. It has an LCD display 3.3-inch Xtra Fine OLED display with a resolution of 1,229,760 pixels. As for size, measuring 96.4 mm wide, 59.3 mm high and 15.4 mm thick and weighs 125 grams excluding battery and card 140 and including accessories.

Sony DSC-TX30: Features and Functionality

The Sony DSC-TX30 is one of the latest compact digital cameras made this year by the manufacturer, and is designed especially for all those who want a car full of features, modern design, but above all, weatherproof.

With regard to the technical data, the camera has an image sensor type Exmor R CMOS Super 1/2, 3 inches in size and with an effective resolution of 18.2 mega pixels, and a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, then quality, which has a focal length of 4.7 to 23.5 mm, equivalent to 26-130 mm on a traditional 35 mm and a maximum aperture of f3.5-f4.8. Do not miss the 5x optical zoom and digital zoom up to 51x.

Leaving aside now the technical details, and analyzing the key features of the Sony DSC-TX30, one cannot speak first of its rugged body, which makes it resistant to water, dust, shock and low temperatures. It is therefore, perfect to take to the pool, the beach, on the ski slopes or anywhere where you can bring a classic compact for fear of damaging it.

As for the other features of this camera, the first point to note is the SteadyShot optical image stabilizer, which eliminates blurring from motion of the machine or use the zoom to the maximum. Among other things, it is an automatic machine, is able to automatically adjust all the settings, so you have the photo consistently sharp.

Sony DSC-TX30
Sony DSC-TX30

The Sony DSC-TX30 is also equipped with various creative effects to apply to photos and videos, the function of face detection and a whole host of features that enhance the complexion of the subject, such as the one to make it white teeth, that to enlarge the look or to eliminate the effect that shiny forehead.

High quality, the display of this camera, an OLED LCD large but not only, is based on technology Triluminos Colour, the same used for the new generation of Sony TV, which provides color images more vivid and natural. Also of note is the BIONZ processor, which allows high-speed continuous shooting up to 10 frames per second, and gets high-quality images with the incredible details.

Other features offered by the Sony DSC-TX30 included flash, a sensitivity between 80 and 12,800 ISO and the ability to record video in Full HD with a resolution of up to 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. It has, finally, an HDMI interface and a USB port. For storing photos and video, this is the slot for memory cards Memory Stick and Secure Digital cards of different types. The package finally, includes battery, from about 250 shots, battery charger, USB cable, wrist strap and CD-ROM with the software.


The Sony DSC-TX30 is the perfect camera for the holidays, both the sea and in the mountains in both summer and winter, because it has a camera body resistant to everything, even water. Among the features stand out the optical stabilizer, Full HD movies and the display of the highest quality, while the optical department leaves something to be desired, with a very wide lens does not zoom in and not really high.

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PROS : Display resolution, Carl Zeiss; Quality and resolution sensor, Full HD movies; Stabilizer; touch screen display; Triluminos Technology; resistant to dust, shock and low temperatures; Intelligent Auto Adjustment.

CONS : Optical Zoom; Focal Length not high.

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