Sony Cybershot DSC-WX5
Plenty of features, Image quality, Small and stylish
Bright, wide-angle 5x zoom, Optical image stabilization (though see related
Plenty of shooting modes; Slim, stylish-looking camera with brushed metal exterior; stereo microphone.
Innovative 3Dshooting modes, Great modes for panoramic and lowlight images, Extremely easy to use and suitable for beginners, Handles SD, SDHC, and Memory Stick, Very compact.
Noise at ISO1600 and ISO3200, 3D TV required to view 3D Sweep Panorama images
Lens or image stabilization produced some blurred images at slow shutter speeds, Image stabilization cannot be turned off, Noise reduction sometimes more aggressive than necessary, Blooming noticeable around very bright areas, Background Defocus can ac...
Images fuzzy, over-processed at full magnification; Sony G lens not as good as the Zeiss-branded one on the TX9; 3D modes are gimmicky.
No manual controls for aperture and shutter, Controls might be a bit small for some users, Background Defocus mode can blur too much of image
By Digital Camera Buyer on March 29, 2011
Put aside the camera’s tedious 3D feature and you have a superb compact that’s fun and easy, and will no doubt help you push your compact skills further Overall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features and...80
By Trusted Reviews on February 21, 2011
Available in smart-looking brushed silver or sophisticated matt black incarnations, the pocket-sized 12.2-effective megapixel Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 was much trumpeted on its release in late 2010 for being one of only two Cyber-shots to feature...80
By DigitalVersus on February 17, 2011
The Sony WX5 is an excellent compact camera. It's pleasant to use and takes high-quality photos and videos. However, its slow start-up time (2.4 sec.), poor sound and a battery that'll only give you half a day's use unfortunately hold in...80
By ePHOTOzine on January 17, 2011
Overall the WX5 offers plenty of features and good performance at a reasonable price. The 3D Sweep Panorama mode is an extra feature for those with a 3D TV but will probably not appeal to most. For around the £200 mark you are getting a stylish...80
By PhotographyBLOG on January 10, 2011
In providing one touch Full HD video recording in stereo and 3D capability (up to a point), the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 offers good value for anyone wanting all the latest must-haves in one pocket sized package that won't cause the bailiffs to come...90
By Cameras UK on January 01, 2011
I found the Sony Cybershot DSC WX5 to be a good all round digital camera that offers something a little different to the rest of the pack. Based on the features and claims from Sony I had hoped that picture quality would be something extra special....84
By Digital Arts Online on December 28, 2010
Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 is very similar to its predecessor, the DSC-WX1, but gains a pair of 3D-shooting modes. 3D Sweep Panorama works just like the camera’s normal Sweep Panorama mode, but outputs a .mpo-format file (in addition to...70
By The Imaging Resource on November 29, 2010
With the Cyber-shot WX5, Sony has designed a compact digicam that outperforms most low-end cameras. And its clever sweep panorama, handheld low light and defocus modes will make you forget your cellphone. Add HD movie capture and 3D capture for Sony...-
By CNET UK on November 23, 2010
The diminutive Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 is a well-built compact camera that will let you take 3D images. Packing plenty of hi-tech features, it offers decent value for money, even if it does feel gimmicky on...80
By CNET Asia on November 08, 2010
The Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 is a point-and-shoot suitable for those who want the snazziest imaging technology and can compromise on picture quality....77