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Comparisons / Comparison of Canon PowerShot TX1 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2

Comparison of Canon PowerShot TX1 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 [S]ave

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2
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Canon PowerShot TX1
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General
ModelSony Cyber-shot DSC-H2Canon PowerShot TX1
BrandSonyCanon
Manufacturer urlhttps://www.sony.com/https://www.usa.canon.com/
Model numberDSC-H2TX1
Camera formatEVFCompact
Release year (year)20062007
Tripod mount++
Length (mm)10889
Width (mm)9129
Height (mm)8160
Weight (g)591220
Waterproof--
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCCDCCD
Effective megapixels (MP)6.007.10
Sensor format1/2.5 inch1/2.5 inch
Sensor area (mm²)24.7124.71
Sensor width (mm)5.765.76
Sensor height (mm)4.294.29
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)2.051.88
Aspect ratio4:3, 3:216:9, 4:3
Self-cleaning--
Sensor shift image stabilization--
On-sensor phase detect--
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 1632 x 1224(2.0 mp 4:3)
  • 1920 x 1080(2.1 mp 16:9)
  • 2048 x 1536(3.1 mp 4:3)
  • 2816 x 1872(5.3 mp 3:2)
  • 2816 x 2112(5.9 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
  • 1600 x 1200(1.9 mp 4:3)
  • 2048 x 1536(3.1 mp 4:3)
  • 2592 x 1944(5.0 mp 4:3)
  • 3072 x 1728(5.3 mp 16:9)
  • 3072 x 2304(7.1 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
Image file format
  • jpeg
  • jpeg (exif 2.2)
Continuous-mode (fps)1.301.00
Video Capture
Can take movies++
Movie resolution
  • 160x112
  • 640x480
  • 1280x720
  • 320x240
  • 640x480
Image Storage
Movie file formatMPEGVXAVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite video out++
Ntsc/pal switchable video++
Lens and Optics
LensCarl Zeiss Vario-TessarCanon Zoom Lens (12 elements in 10 groups, 1 aspherical)
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)36.00 - 432.0039.00 - 390.00
Focal length (actual) (mm)6.00 - 72.005.00 - 65.00
Zoom ratio (x)12.0010.00
Aperture range (f)-0.18 - 0.29
Integrated nd filter--
Min focus range (cm)5050
Macro focus range (cm)-10 - 50
Filter thread (mm)58-
Thread typeBody threads w/ adapter-
Optical image stabilization--
Digital zoom++
Digital zoom values (x)
  • 2
  • 52
  • 4
Auto Focus
Auto focus++
Auto focus type3-area Contrast Detection9- or 1-point Contrast Detect with Face Detect
Auto focus assist light++
Manual focus+-
Viewfinder
ViewfinderEVF / LCDLCD
Viewfinder typeEVF type, 0.3" 115K pixel color LCD-
Focus peaking--
Display
Eye-level viewfinder+-
Rear display++
Rear display size (inch)2.001.80
Rear display resolution (dots)115,000115,000
Touchscreen--
Articulating screen-+
Max playback zoom (x)510
Exposure
Iso settings80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto iso mode--
White balance settings
  • auto
  • cloudy
  • daylight
  • flash wb
  • fluorescent
  • incandescent
  • manual
  • auto
  • cloudy
  • custom
  • daylight
  • fluorescent
  • fluorescent h
  • tungsten
Shutter speed range (s)1/2000 - 301/2500 - 15
Bulb mode--
Exposure compensation+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modesMulti-pattern, Center-weighted, SpotEvaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot Metering (frame is fixed to the center)
Program auto exposure--
Aperture priority+-
Shutter priority+-
Full manual exposure+-
Creative exposure modesTwilight, Twilight Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Beach, High-speed Shutter, CandlePortrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Aquarium, Indoor, Night Snapshot
Self timer (s)
  • 2
  • 10
  • 1
  • 30
High resolution composite--
Flash
Built-in flash++
Flash modes
  • auto
  • auto w/ red-eye reduction
  • off
  • on
  • on w/ red-eye reduction
  • slow synch
  • slow synch w/ red-eye reduction
  • auto
  • auto w/ red-eye reduction
  • auto w/ slow synchro
  • flash off
  • flash on
  • flash on w/ red-eye reduction
  • flash on w/ slow synchro
Flash range descriptionISO Auto: 1.0-26 ft, (0.3-9m)Auto ISO: 1.6-6.6 ft./50cm - 2.0m (W), 3.3-3.9 ft./1.0-1.2m (T)
Max flash sync (s)-1/500
Usable memory types
  • ms duo
  • ms pro du
  • sd
  • sdh
Dual card slots--
Raw capture support--
Included memory (MB)32-
Included memory typeInternal-
Connectivity
Built-in wi-fi--
NFC--
Bluetooth--
Built-in gps--
Microphone jack--
Headphone jack--
External connections
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • usb 2.0 high speed
Pictbridge compliant++
Dpof compliant++
Remote control--
Connections (extended)-
  • hd 1080i component video out (with included ctc-100/s cable)
Performance Timing
Max cycle time for jpeg shooting (s/frame)1.641.68
Camera penalizes early shutter press--
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) (fps)1.301.00
Buffer size for jpeg shooting in burst mode (max resolution) (frames)7-
Shutter lag (full af, wide/mid) (s)0.450.62
Shutter lag (full af, tele) (s)0.900.38
Shutter lag (manual focus) (s)0.46-
Shutter lag (prefocused) (s)0.010.07
Startup time (s)2.801.90
Play -> record time (s)1.103.30
Flash cycle time, full power (s)16.007.20
Power
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) (shots)400160
Battery form factor2 x AAProprietary NB-4L
Usable battery types
  • alkaline disposable
  • nimh rechargeable
  • lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries included2 x AA 2300mAh NiMH rechargeable1 x Proprietary NB-4L lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter)++
Software
Included software
  • cyber-shot viewer v1.0
  • drivers
  • photostitch
  • zoombrowser ex / imagebrowser
Os compatibility
  • mac os
  • windows
  • mac os
  • windows
Miscellaneous
Notes and features-Hybrid Still/Video camera with optical image stabilization.



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