Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot WX5 (Black)

Part Number: DSC-WX5/B

General

  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12.8 megapixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, AVI, MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Display

  • Display Format
    460,800 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

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, gourmet, high sensitivity, landscape, pet, snow, soft snap, twilight mode, twilight portrait, underwater
  • 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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 16.7 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 5 x zoom - 4.25 - 21.25 mm - f/2.4-5.9
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    5 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.4-5.9
  • Min Focal Length
    4.25 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    21.25 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 m
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    6
  • Features
    aspherical lens, 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, SDXC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    32 MB flash
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    3D Sweep Panorama technology, Backlight Correction HDR, 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, 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

Connections

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

Shutter

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

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

Software

  • 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

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-WX5
  • 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, AVI, MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    3D Sweep Panorama technology, Backlight Correction HDR, 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, 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

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, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, gourmet, high sensitivity, landscape, pet, snow, soft snap, twilight mode, twilight portrait, underwater

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, underwater

Auto Focus

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

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    7.8 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    12.8 megapixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12200000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.6 in
  • Height
    2 in
  • Weight
    4.59 oz

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.8 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.1 cm
  • Display Format
    460,800 pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    32 MB
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB
  • 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, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching, direct print

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.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Cyber-shot WX5 (Black)

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