The Sony Cyber-shot TX5 is a rugged, point and shoot camera that is touted as dustproof, waterproof, freezeproof and shockproof. The TX5 features a 10.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor for improved low light performance and noise control. Additionally, the TX5 features a 4x optical zoom lens with image stabilization and can capture 720p HD video.
Like it’s more powerful sibling, the TX7, the Sony TX5 features a touchscreen LCD for quick and intuitive menu navigation. The touchscreen LCD also allow you to tap the screen to select your focus point.
I really liked the TX5’s 3-inch touchscreen LCD. There are some touchscreens that just down work on cameras – either in terms of input response or menu navigation. The TX5, along with the pricier TX7, do touchscreens right. [Read more…]