Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 - Test Shots – Zoom, Contrast and Colour



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”Here are some general test shots to help evaluate the camera’s overall image quality, including dynamic range, colour rendition and the zoom range of the lens. Some pictures may be clicked to download the full size original image. ”


The wide angle of the zoom range is equivalent to 25mm, wider than the TX1.


The telephoto end is equivalent to 100mm.


In standard mode the dynamic range is better than average.


The in-camera HDR mode vastly improves both shadow and highlight detail.


Colour rendition is very natural and even.


The TX5 has Sony’s Sweep Panorama feature.


Score in detail

  • Value 7
  • Image Quality 9
  • Build Quality 10


Camera type Digital Compact, Digital SLR
Megapixels (Megapixel) 10.2 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) 4x
Image Sensor 1/2.4-inch Exmor R CMOS
Optical focal length 4.43 to 17.7mm
Shutter speed 2 secs to 1/250
Auto focus Multi, Centre-weighted, Spot
Manual focus N/A
Max output resolution 3648x2736
Other resolutions 3648x2448, 3648x2432, 3648x2056, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1920x1080, 640x480, 7152x1080, 4912x1080, 4912x1920, 3424x1920
Focus range 8cm
Exposure control Program auto, Intelligent auto, 12 scene modes
Exposure metering Multi-patter, Centre-weighted, Spot
Exposure compensation +2EV in 1/3 EV steps
Image Stabilisation Optical
ISO settings Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
LCD Monitor 3-inch
Viewfinder N/A
Flash range 8cm to 2.9m (wide), 0.5 to 2.4m (tele)
Flash modes Auto, Forced Flash, No flash, Slow sync
White balance modes Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluoro 1/2/3, Tungsten, flash
Image formats JPEG, Exif 2.2
Picture adjustments Vibrant, natural, sepia, black & white
Video (max res/format) 1280x720 at 30fps
Movie length Card capacity
Self timer 10/2 secs
Memory card slot Memory Stick Duo/SD/SDHC
Supplied memory 45MB
Batteries supplied 620mAh Li-ion rechargeable
Charger supplied Yes
A/V output PAL, NTSC
Charging/Computer Connection Yes
AV Out Yes

Physical Specifications

Dimensions Width (Millimeter) 94mm
Depth (Millimeter) 56.9mm
Weight (body only) (Kilogram) 128gkg