Gift Tip 12: Sony Cyber-shot TX1 Camera

Posted: Nov 23 2009, 12:42am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 5:41pm CDT, in Holiday Gift Guide


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The Sony Cyber-shot TX1 cameras are equipped with the most modern and latest technologies, offering the highest levels of photography. Sony digital imaging technique makes use of a CMOS Exmor R sensor which is attached to a high end optical block. The powerful processor used in the Sony Cyber-shot TX1 is named BIONZ, and it provides quality images even in really bright conditions.

The Sony Cyber-shot TX1 cameras offer 10.2 million pixels which guarantee high image quality. They can be handled with ease by all sorts of users, ranging from starters to professionals. The camera has 4x optical zoom capability which helps to capture distant images with ease and clarity. The CMOS Exmor sensors used in the Sony Cyber-shot TX1 cameras help to capture images with crystal clarity and detail, even under low lighting conditions.

The world renowned Carl Zeiss Lenses are used in the Sony Cyber-shot TX1 cameras and these lenses guarantee high end performance and life. Although the Sony Cyber-shot TX1 is slim and compact, it's ability to take high quality pictures isn't hindered. Instead, its compactness helps its portability. The Sony Cyber-shot TX1 provides features such as face recognition, smile sensing and intelligent scene sensing. These features help in taking photos with the most perfect timing and clarity.

The camera offers three major modes of photography namely Burst, Panorama, and Anti Motion Blur modes. The Burst mode helps to take up to 10 frames per second at full resolution which is more than that offered by many of the digital SLR cameras in the market. The Panorama mode can be used to take awesome pictures of landscapes within 3 seconds. One can simply hold the trigger and scan the image horizontally and vertically. With the Anti-Motion Blur Mode, the camera captures 6 frames of an image at any given instant and then combines them to form a perfectly timed, crystal clear image.

Available in four different very trendy colors, the Cyber-shot TX1 is a finely sculpted piece of art and technology. The camera is available in any of the following colors : silver, gray, pink, or blue. Having a thickness of only about 14.1mm, it is the first Cyber–shot camera to have launched into the market with all those features. Sony has a very simple and sensitive touch interface which lets you customize your menus or scroll through your pictures with the touch of a finger. The main disadvantage that may be pointed out in this model is the lack of zooming capability in the video mode.

Great Gift For
The Sony Cyber-Shot TX1 is a great gift for people who are into stylish gadgets. The Sony TX-1 can be a valued gift for beginners and advanced photographers.

Price and Where to Buy
The Sony Cyber-shot TX1 is available for $379 at

This gift tip is part of the I4U News Top 100 Holiday Gift Guide. Find many more hot tech gift recommendation across 10 categories and shopping tips now here.

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