Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 (Black)

Part Number: DSC-WX5/B


  • Packaged Quantity
  • Width
    3.6 in
  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Height
    2 in
  • Weight
    4.59 oz
  • Enclosure Color
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12.8 megapixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
  • Digital Video Format
  • Image Recording Format
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer


  • Display Format
    460,800 pixels
  • Display Form Factor

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 16.7 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
  • 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, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, underwater, gourmet, high sensitivity, landscape, pet, snow, soft snap, twilight mode, twilight portrait
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent, underwater
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    2 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Carrying Case

  • Type
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap

Environmental Parameters

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


  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 m
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements
  • Focus Adjustment
  • Optical Zoom
    5 x
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield


  • Viewfinder Type

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    32 MB flash
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    3D Sweep Panorama technology, Backlight Correction HDR, auto power save, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, Blink Detection technology, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), RGB primary color filter, Smile Detection technology, Sweep Multi Angle mode, TransferJet support, audio recording


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


  • Microphone Operation Mode


  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BN1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )


  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

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.


  • Manufacturer

Where to Buy

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 (Black)

Part Number: DSC-WX5/B
MSRP: $299.99 Low Price: $279.99 See all prices