Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V

Part Number: DSC-HX5V/B (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    1.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    10.2 megapixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.4"
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Blink Detection technology, Self Portrait Auto Shutter, face and smile detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    2 in - 12.5 ft : ISO auto ( wide lens )
    3.3 ft - 8.5 ft : ISO auto
    25 ft : ISO 3200 ( wide lens )
    17 ft : ISO 3200 ( tele lens )
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 125, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    back light, pet, portrait mode, reducing blur, snow, soft snap, sports mode, twilight mode, twilight portrait, twilight using a tripod, backlight portrait, beach, fireworks, gourmet, handheld twilight, high sensitivity, landscape, panorama assist
  • Special Effects
    Fisheye, Retro, Soft Focus, cross filter, partial color, radial blur, unsharp masking
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    2 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

  • Display Format
    230,400 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Lens System

  • Type
    10 x zoom lens - 4.25 - 42.5 mm - f/3.5-5.5
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.5
  • Min Focal Length
    4.25 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    42.5 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    25 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    2 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Brand
    Sony
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps
    MPEG-4 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps
    MPEG-4 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    MPEG-4 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, built-in speaker, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), Motion Detection Technology, Sweep Panorama technology, TransferJet support, audio recording, auto power save, automatic display brightness adjustment

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x component video output
    1 x HDMI output
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0, component video output, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1, 1, 1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    2 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-BG1 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-BG1
  • Run Time (Up To)
    155 min

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 9.1, Apple Mac OS 9.2, Apple Mac OS X 10.1 - 10.6, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 7, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-HX5V
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 125, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    Fisheye, Retro, Soft Focus, cross filter, partial color, radial blur, unsharp masking
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Blink Detection technology, Self Portrait Auto Shutter, face and smile detection
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, built-in speaker, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), Motion Detection Technology, Sweep Panorama technology, TransferJet support, audio recording, auto power save, automatic display brightness adjustment

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    back light, pet, portrait mode, reducing blur, snow, soft snap, sports mode, twilight mode, twilight portrait, twilight using a tripod, backlight portrait, beach, fireworks, gourmet, handheld twilight, high sensitivity, landscape, panorama assist

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.1 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    6 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.4"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.6 mm ( 1/2.4" )
  • Total Pixels
    10.2 megapixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10200000 pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    230,400 pixels

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Sensors
    magnetometer
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, direct print

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    2 in, 3.3 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    12.5 ft, 17 ft, 25 ft, 8.5 ft
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 3200, ISO 3200, ISO auto, ISO auto
  • Lens Type
    tele lens, wide lens, wide lens

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, AVCHD, MPEG-4, MPEG-4, MPEG-4
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 60 frames per second, 60 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting
  • Battery Life
    310 shots

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V

Part Number: DSC-HX5V/B

MSRP: $329.99

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