Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V

Part Number: DSC-HX5V/B (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    10.2 megapixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10,200,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.4"
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Face Detection
    Blink Detection technology, Self Portrait Auto Shutter, face and smile detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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

Lens System

  • Type
    10 x zoom lens - 4.25 - 42.5 mm - f/3.5-5.5
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    25 - 250mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    2 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • 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 )

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, TransferJet support, USB 2.0 compatibility, audio recording, auto power save, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in GPS, built-in compass, built-in speaker, cropping an image, date/time stamp, Auto HDR mode, digital noise reduction, direct print, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, progressive scanning, DPOF support, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), Motion Detection Technology, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, Sweep Panorama technology

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Display

  • Resolution
    230,400 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Software

  • Software
    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

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    HDMI adapter, USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, hand strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BG1
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-BG1 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • 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
  • 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

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

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

Environmental Parameters

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V

Part Number: DSC-HX5V/B

MSRP: $329.99

See manufacturer website for availability.