Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 Digital Camera, 10.2 Megapixels, Waterproof, 4x Optical Zoom, 3.0 inch Touch LCD Display, Silver

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About Sony DSCTX5

Go virtually anywhere with the Sony Cyber-Shot digital camera DSC-TX5 and take breathtaking photos. The sleek, airtight design is waterproof, dustproof, shockproof and freeze-proof, so you can shoot with confidence in a variety of climates. You will also enjoy stunning low light performance and the ability to capture amazing panoramic images in Intelligent Sweep Panorama mode - just move in a sweeping motion and the TX5 does the rest. For fast-action events, never miss a moment with 10fps shooting. When you're finished, show off all your images on a large, 3.0" wide touch screen.

Sony DSCTX5 Features

  • 10.2 MP Back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS Image Sensor: The 10.2 MP image sensor brings out the full resolving power of the camera's Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens to deliver extremely fast speed, high res and stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain.
  • Backlight Correction HDR: Shooting high-contrast scenes can often lead to washed out backgrounds and/or details lost in shadow. Backlight Correction HDR helps correct for this by taking two pictures at different exposure settings and processing the best elements of both into a single image.
  • Anti Motion Blur Mode: Capture cleaner and sharper images in low light for non landscape shots. When set in Anti motion Blur Mode, the DSC-TX5 captures six images in a fraction of a second with higher shutter speed and combines the data from all six to create a single image.
  • High speed shooting: It can capture full 10.2MP res images at up to 10 fps, helping to ensure that you capture the decisive moment such as the soccer ball flying into the goal. In addition, it employs a mechanical shutter that helps reduce distortion when continuously shooting moving subjects.
  • Self-Portrait Timer: Self-Portrait Timer helps take the guesswork out of self portraits by utilizing Face Detection technology to recognize when your face enters the frame. Once the camera detects your face, it triggers a 2-second timer and then snaps a picture.
  • Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN) Mode: This mode automatically detects 9 types of scenes and, within just 1/30th of a second, selects the appropriate camera settings: Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Twilight using a tripod, Portrait, Landscape, Macro and Close Focus.
  • High Sensitivity Mode (ISO 3200): High ISO allows for faster shutter speed, so you can take photos indoors or in low light without the need for a flash. In addition to High Sensitivity Mode (ISO), you can select up to seven ISO settings (Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200).
  • Smile Shutter technology: Smile Shutter technology captures a smile the moment it happens. Simply press the Smile Shutter button and the camera does the rest. You can also select adult and child priority and indicate the degree of Smile Detection Sensitivity.
  • Easy Shooting Mode: With Easy Shooting Mode, even beginners can take great photos. Here it is easy-to-understand basic instructions are displayed on the LCD screen and the camera switches to all automatic settings, removing several function choices and allowing you to focus on just your subject.
  • Viewing modes: Find your photos using the simple folder or calendar viewing modes.
  • Wide zoom display: To use the entire image area of your compatible HDTV screen (sold separately), Wide Zoom display automatically expands standard 4:3 and 3:2 images to 16:9.
  • Media card slot: For convenient storage and sharing of your images, the DSC-TX5 accepts Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick PRO Duo/Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo media (sold separately) and SD/SDHC media.
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens with 25mm equi wide 4x Optical Zoom: The Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 4x optical zoom lens brings distant subjects closer for video recording as well as for outdoor, sports and travel photos and Close Focus shoots close-ups up to just under 1/2" from the subject.
  • Easy Touch Screen Interaction: The DSC-TX5 offers intuitive functions to the multi-purpose touch screen, such as the ability to select the focus point with a simple touch, scroll through images by sliding your finger across the screen and one-touch access to the MENU.
  • Hand-held Twilight: Capture cleaner & sharper night shots without using a tripod. When set to Hand-held Twilight Mode, it captures six images in a fraction of a second with one press of the shutter and combines the data from all six to create a single image of extraordinary detail and low noise.
  • HDMI Output: The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a compact audio/video connector interface for transmitting uncompressed digital streams. HDMI connects digital audio/video sources to a compatible digital audio device and/or video monitor such as a digital television (DTV).
  • BIONZ Image Processor: The BIONZ image processor delivers the high-res and fast performance. Fast processing enables unique Sony features such as Sweep Panorama, Handheld Twilight, Anti-motion Blur, HDR, etc to take and combine multiple images in less than a second to create wide panoramic images.
  • Anti-blink Function: It's frustrating to think you've captured that perfect shot, only to review it later and discover one of your subjects blinked just as you pressed the shutter. If a blink is detected in other shooting modes, a warning will be displayed after you take the shot.
  • Face Detection technology: Sony's Face Detection technology can automatically distinguish between children & adults. Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts flash, focus, exposure and white balance to help deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends.
  • Scene modes: The DSC-TX5 features 12 convenient scene modes: High Sensitivity / Twilight / Twilight Portrait / Portrait / Landscape / Beach / Snow / Fireworks / High Speed Shutter / Underwater / Gourmet / Pet.
  • Function Guide: This beginner-friendly optional function helps navigate through the various functions and settings displaying the description of chosen functions or settings on the LCD screen.
  • In-Camera Retouching Tools: Retouch and enhance your photos on the go with in-camera Trimming, Red-Eye Correction and Unsharp Masking functions
  • PhotoTV HD: Bring your photos to life and enjoy highly detailed, high definition images with PhotoTV HD-capable Sony BRAVIA HDTVs.10 PhotoTV HD fine tunes settings on your PhotoTV HD enabled BRAVIA HDTV, such as sharpness, gradation and color to display images that look more like printed
  • 3" Wide Clear Photo LCD Plus Touch Screen: A large 3" Wide Clear Photo LCD Plus touch screen display (230K pixels) allows you to scroll through images by simply touching the display.
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization: Optical SteadyShot image stabilization uses a built-in gyro sensor to detect camera shake and automatically compensates to help prevent blur without sacrificing image quality.

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