Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5 Specifications

Sony Cyber Shot DSC-H5

Part Number: DSCH5 (Reviewed) Released: June 9, 2006

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    silver
  • Sensor Resolution
    7.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Super HAD CCD
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7,200,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG VX
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 1000
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Modes
    manual
  • Shooting Programs
    portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Neutral
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    2 steps in 1/3 EV step

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 12 x zoom lens - 6 - 72 mm - f/2.8-3.7
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 - 432mm mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.8 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 11 elements
  • Filter Size
    58 mm
  • Features
    ED glass

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 30 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec
  • Additional Features
    audio recording

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    201,000 pixels pixels

Display

  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    lens adapter ring

Battery

  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery - 2100 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Internal Storage
    32 MB flash
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 1632 x 1224
    JPEG 1280 x 960
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    MPEG - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    MPEG - 640 x 480 - 16.6 fps
    MPEG - 160 x 112 - 8 fps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Depth
    3.7 in
  • Height
    3.3 in
  • Weight
    14.3 oz

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom. This camera utilizes built-in Super SteadyShot stabilization to assist in taking sharper pictures.

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • CNET Labs Shutter lag dim
    1.2
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    2.7
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    2.0
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.3
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.8

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Cyber Shot DSC-H5

Part Number: DSCH5 Released: Jun. 9, 2006

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