Sony DSC-TX55S compact camera

16.2 megapixels Exmor R™ CMOS, 5x zoom / 26 mm wide angle, AVCHD Full HD, 3D, 8.3 cm (3.3 inch) OLED, Sweep Panorama

Manufacturer
Sony
SKU
DSC-TX55S
24-07-2011
Ultra-slim Cyber-shot™ with incredible image, Full HD video and 3D

Stunning looks and performance, just 12.2 mm slim

Super-size OLED touchscreen

Shoot Full HD plus amazing 3D images and panoramas


Just 12.2mm slim, the Cyber-shot™ TX55 fuses luxurious styling with serious features you'd expect on a far bigger, bulkier camera. Experience 3D imaging and Full HD video, plus easy-to-use operation that puts DSLR-like pictures within everyone’s reach.

Sensational images, even in low light:

Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The revolutionary Exmor R™ CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures..

Sensational images, even in low light:

Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The revolutionary Exmor R™ CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures..

Sensational images, even in low light:

Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The revolutionary Exmor R™ CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures..

Sensational images, even in low light:

Many cameras struggle to produce crisp, clear images in low light. The revolutionary Exmor R™ CMOS sensor boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for brilliant, detail-packed pictures..


16.2 effective megapixels Exmor R™ CMOS sensor: Highly efficient sensor design boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise for superb low-light pictures.

5x optical zoom / 26 mm wide angle lens: High quality zoom lens by Carl Zeiss® to cover wide range of shooting situations, with wide angle for group shots / landscapes.

By Pixel Super Resolution technology: Intelligently optimises detail and sharpness for ultra-realistic images - also boosts effective resolution of high-zoom shots.

Intelligent Sweep Panorama: Automatically combines a burst of images to create extra-wide panoramic pictures, even with moving subjects in the frame.

3D Sweep Panorama: Sweep the camera and capture extra-wide 3D panoramic images. Enjoy the dramatic results either in 2D or on a 3D TV.

Sweep Panorama High Resolution: Sweep the camera and shoot super-detailed 42.9 megapixel panoramas. Enjoy on your connected HD TV, or zoom in with PlayStation®3.

Sweep Multi Angle: Shoot a burst of images to see your subject from different angles. View on LCD or on HDTV with PS3® and PlayMemories™ application.

3D Still Image: Just press the shutter button: camera shoots two successive frames, analysing distance to create a single 3D image: view on 3D TV.

Background defocus: Create professional-looking images with a crisp foreground subject against a smoothly blurred background, just like a DSLR camera.

Tracking focus: Select a subject in the frame: Cyber-shot™ maintains sharp, accurate focus, even if your subject is moving.

High-speed continuous shooting: Press the shutter button and freeze the action with a high-speed burst of images at up to 10 frames per second.

Picture Effect broadens your artistic palette: Produce dramatic effects with no PC needed - including Rich-tone Mono, Miniature, Toy Camera, High-key and Partial Colour.

Superior Auto Mode: Achieve DSLR-like quality easily: settings are adjusted automatically for stunning images with low noise and high dynamic range.

1080i Full HD movie: One-touch record with zoom of high quality Full HD video clips using AVCHD format (1920 x 1080i): many HD playback options.

Shoot still photos during Full HD movie record: Press the shutter button during video recording, and capture crisp 12 megapixel still images without interrupting shooting.

BIONZ processor: Powerful image processing ensures clear, detailed, low-noise images and quick, responsive shooting.

8.3 cm / 3.3" OLED touchscreen: Super-size precision OLED screen with 1229k dot resolution for extreme detail and very wide viewing angle.

Optical SteadyShot Active Mode: Enhanced anti-shake correction compensates for handheld camera movements when shooting video, even when you're walking.

Face Detection: Automatically adjusts focus, exposure and white balance for clearer portraits: priority selectable for children/adults.

Smile Shutter: Automatically fires shutter when subject smiles: with adjustable smile threshold and priority selectable for children / adults.

Backlight Correction HDR: Produces natural, balanced results with high contrast when shooting strongly backlit scenes.

Soft Skin mode: Automatically retouches portraits, removing blemishes and boosting skin tone for beautiful faces.

Self Portrait Timer: Detects correct framing when camera is held at arm's length, firing shutter automatically for well-composed self portraits.

HD output: View video and still images on HD TV (requires optional cable): PhotoTV HD enhances viewing on compatible BRAVIA®.

HD Slideshow with music: Fun image display with effects and music on LCD or connected HD TV.

Easy Shooting mode: Fuss-free operation for beginners with large, easy-to-read on-screen instructions.

In-camera retouching: Fun in-camera image retouching functions including trim, red-eye correction and unsharp mask.

PMB Portable: Built-in transfer software allows quick, easy uploads to image sharing sites when camera is connected to any web-enabled computer.

PMB (Picture Motion Browser): Easy-to-use PC software simplifies browsing, management and sharing of photos and video clips.

Memory card compatibility: Cyber-shot™ can accept a wide range of media cards, including Memory Stick / MS PRO Duo / MS PRO-HG and SD / SDHC.

In-Camera Guide: Get on-screen tips and information about operating your camera without leafing through paper instruction manuals.

Video

Maximum video resolution 
1920 x 1080 pixels
Video resolutions 
640 x 480, 1280 x 720 pixels
Video formats supported 
AVI, MP4
Motion JPEG frame rate
25 fps

Technical details

Colour of product 
Silver
ISO sensitivity 
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Auto
Weight 
94g
Aperture range (F-F) 
3.5 - 4.8
Focal length range (f-f) 
4.7 - 23.5 mm
Auto focusing (AF) modes 
Centre weighted Auto Focus, Face tracking, Flexible Spot Auto Focus, Multi Point Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus
Bundled software 
PMB, Music Transfer, CyberShot Users Guide
Camera file system
DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1
Camera shutter speed 
1/4 - 1/1600s
Compatible memory cards 
MS Micro (M2), SD, SDHC
Contrast adjustment
N
Display 
OLED
Flash modes 
Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Pre-flash, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Histogram
N
Light exposure correction
± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light metering 
Centre-weighted, Spot
Megapixel 
16.2 MP
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
BUL, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, NOR, POL, POR, SWE, TUR
Optical zoom 
5x
PictBridge 
N
Saturation adjustment
N
Scene modes 
Backlight, Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait, Snow, Twilight
Sensor type 
CMOS
Video capability 
Y
White balance 
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent

Power

Battery type 
NP-BN
Battery life (max) 
2h

Display

Display resolution (numeric) 
122980 pixels
Touch screen 
Y

Technical details

Display diagonal 
8.38 cm (3.3")

Lens system

Focus adjustment
Auto
Digital zoom 
48x
Focal length (35mm film equivalent)
26 - 130 mm

Camera

Camera type 
Compact camera
Camera playback
Movie, Single image, Slide show
Multi burst mode 
Y
Playback zoom (max)
8x
Image editing
Rotating, Trimming
Start-up time
Approx. 2.1 sec.
Built-in processor
Bionz

Focusing

Smile detection
Y

Flash

Built-in flash 
Y
Flash range (tele)
0.6 - 2.6m
Flash range (wide)
0.08 - 3.7m

Battery

Battery life (CIPA standard)
250 shots

Packaging content

Battery technology 
Lithium
Cables included
USB
Hand strap
Y
AC adapter included
Y
Batteries included
Y

Picture quality

Image sensor size
25.4/58.4 mm (1/2.3")
Maximum image resolution 
4608 x 3456 pixels
Image formats supported 
JPG
Still image resolution(s) 
640 x 480, 1920 x 1080, 2592 x 1944, 3408 x 2272, 3648 x 2736, 4320 x 3240
Supported aspect ratios 
16:9

Weight & dimensions

Filter size 
N
Weight (including battery)
109g
Width 
9.29 cm
Depth 
1.32 cm
Height 
5.44 cm

Other features

USB 2.0 ports quantity 
1
Digital SLR 
N