Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 12.2 MP Digital Camera - Red
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 12.2 MP Digital Camera - Red

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  • Optical Zoom: 4x
  • Type: Point & Shoot
  • Digital Zoom: 2x
  • Megapixels: 12.2 MP
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 12.2 MP Digital Camera - Red

Sporting extremely easy-to-use controls, the Sony DSC-TX9 DSLR camera captures vast landscapes and 16:9 shots in 3D. With a 4x optical zoom, this Sony Cyber-Shot 12.2 MP camera brings distant objects four times closer without losing on sharpness. The 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen display on this Sony Cyber-Shot 12.2 MP camera makes it easy to view photos, read menu, and compose shots. This DSLR camera, with the intelligent auto mode, optimally adjusts the settings to deliver the best possible results in any shooting condition. Plus, the face detection technology in this Sony Cyber-Shot 12.2 MP camera smartly adjusts focus, exposure, and flash to deliver true-to-life photographs of up to eight individuals. The SteadyShot image stabilization in the Sony DSC-TX9 counters handshakes to rule out image blurs.

Product Review Summary

Based on 3 user reviews
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Consumer Reviews


Love it!

byfirebear Mar 6, 2013
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros small, compact, great pictures and battery life
Cons weaker zoom
Recommended it? Yes

This camera is wonderful!  It's small and compact.  Perfect for carrying in your pocket or fannypack.  The functionality it has for a point and shoot type camera is great.  I especially love the panoramic picture option.  

  I had read several reviews... Read full review »


Can you say image distortion?

bysuper-b Jan 15, 2012
13 Helpfuls 14 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Video recording and panoramic shots.
Cons Everything else. Wretched still images. No USB charging while docked.
Recommended it? No

I picked this camera up to replace my wife's oldsonydsc-txsomething.  That camera had served her well for over 5 years and thought i would try out another SonyCybershotthat was of similar size...enter the tx9.
The tx9 had several of the same features as her old camera but the MP had been... Read full review »


Ask me about this!

bystuckinjerzee Jul 12, 2011
15 Helpfuls 16 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Huge touch enabled LCD interactive menus and great  from sony
Cons The outside paint scratches easily
Recommended it? Yes

Best camera ever! Hands down. Large LCD screen, touch screen and many fun interactive menu. Takes amazing pictures and comes with outstanding Sony protection.i cracked the screen and Sony had it replaced and mailed back to me within seven days. A few of the menus include a paint option and yoy can... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Shooting Programs Soft snap
Continuous Shooting Speed 10 frames per second

Other Features

Shooting Modes Frame Movie Mode
TouchScreen Yes
Additional Features Motion Detection • Digital Noise Reduction • Blink Detection • 1080i Full HD Movie Recording • Automatic Brightness Adjustment • TransferJet Support • Touch-Screen Control • Digital Image Rotation • Orientation Detection • DPOF Support • Smile Capture • Built-In Help Guide • USB 2.0 Compatibility • Audio Recording • Cropping An Image • Dynamic Range Optimizer • Automatic Face Tracking • Direct Print • PRINT Image Matching • Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN) • Self Portrait Auto Shutter • Auto Power Save • Red eye Fix • Built-In Speaker
Face Detection Yes

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C


Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080

File Format

Digital Video Format MPEG-4 • AVCHD


Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Supported Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6 • MS Windows XP SP3 • MS Windows 7 • MS Windows Vista


Connector Types 1 x composite video/audio output
Expansion Slot 1 x SD Memory Card
HDMI Output Yes


Microphone Type Microphone - built-in - electret condenser - stereo
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo


Screen Details LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3.5" - color
Display Rotation Built-in
Display Type LCD


Depth 0.69 in.
Width 3.85 in.
Height 2.34 in.
Weight 4.7 Oz.


Viewfinder Type None

Memory / Storage

Integrated Memory size 32 MB

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction Yes
Flash Type Built-in flash


Exposure Metering Center-Weighted • Multi-Segment • Spot
Max Shutter Speed 1/1600 sec
Min Shutter Speed 2 sec
Exposure compensation ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Light Sensitivity ISO auto
Light Sensitivity Max 3200
Exposure Modes Automatic • Program

Lens System

Auto Focus type TTL contrast detection
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 25 - 100mm
Macro Focus Range 1cm
Focus Adjustment Automatic

Optical Sensor

Sensor Size 1/2.3"

Key Features

Optical Zoom 4x
Type Point & Shoot
Digital Zoom 2x
Megapixels 12.2 MP

Product Identifiers

Model DSC-TX9
UPC 0411378203304
Brand Sony

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