Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 Review

Overall Score

44

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/2.4 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-100 mm (4x) F3.5-6.3 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 94 x 57 x 18 mm, 148g.
  • Price Category:

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 Overview


First introduced in February, 2010, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/2.4 (6.104 x 4.578 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Sony TX5 comes with a 5.90 x 4.43 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.38 mm (0.29").

- Full Frame
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Sensor resolution of Sony TX5 ~ 3646 x 2742 pixels.

Sony TX5 has Crop Factor: 5.86

The sensor has a surface area of 26.1 mm².

There are approximate 9,997,332 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sony TX5


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
Manual Focus
Environmental Sealing
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
3.5 Lens at Wide
148g Light Body
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Full HD Video
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1600s
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1600s
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.3
Type Scores

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 has an Overall Score of 44/100 and ranked #287 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #647 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Sony TX5 Scores
Imaging score
19
Features score
43
Value for money score
61
Portability score
98
Overall score
44
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Sony TX5


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 weighs 148g and has external dimensions of 94 x 57 x 18mm (3.7 x 2.24 x 0.71"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Sony TX5 is 10 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sony TX5 is less by 2mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony TX5
148g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Sony TX5
18mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 with the dimensions:

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 Dimensions Cyber-shot DSC-TX5
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 Sony TX30 141 g 148 g 96 x 59 x 15 mm 94 x 57 x 18 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Sony TX20 133 g 148 g 96 x 56 x 18 mm 94 x 57 x 18 mm
Sony TX200V 129 g 148 g 96 x 58 x 16 mm 94 x 57 x 18 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 148 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 94 x 57 x 18 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 148 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 94 x 57 x 18 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS Canon ELPH 340 HS 147 g 148 g 100 x 58 x 22 mm 94 x 57 x 18 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS Canon ELPH 140 IS 127 g 148 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 94 x 57 x 18 mm
Canon Elph 115 IS Canon Elph 115 IS 135 g 148 g 93 x 57 x 20 mm 94 x 57 x 18 mm

Specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5


General
Brand Sony
Model Cyber-shot DSC-TX5
Announced February, 2010
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/2 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1600 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 2.90
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Slow syncro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.4
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 5.90 x 4.43 mm
Sensor Area 26.1 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model NP-BN1
Physical
Weight 148 g
Physical Dimensions 94 x 57 x 18 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/ Pro HG-Duo, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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