Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

Announced Jan 7, 2010 •
10 megapixels | 3 screen | 25 – 250 mm (10×)
Price
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 3456 x 2592
Other resolutions 3456 x 2304, 3456 x 1944, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.4" (6.104 x 4.578 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor Bionz
Image
ISO Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White balance presets 7
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Fine, Standard
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 25–250 mm
Optical zoom 10×
Maximum aperture F3.5–5.5
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (14x)
Manual focus No
Normal focus range 100 cm (39.37)
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 230,400
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/1600 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 3.80 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Slow syncro
Continuous drive 10.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, portrait1/portrait2)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (60, 30fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format AVCHD
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types Memory Stick Duo / Pro Duo/ PRO HG-Duo, optional SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage included 45 MB Internal
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion NP-BG1 battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 200 g (0.44 lb / 7.05 oz)
Dimensions 102 x 58 x 29 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.14)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
GPS Built-in
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