• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5
  • Olympus Tough TG-6
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Predecessor:   Olympus TG-5
TG-5 vs TG-6
Successor:    
General
Model Number: DSC-WX5 TG-6
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $329.00 $449.99
Street Price:   $466.33
Date Available: 2010-08-15 2019-06-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.1 oz (146 g)
includes batteries
8.9 oz (253 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.6 x 2.0 x 0.8 in.
(92 x 52 x 22 mm)
4.4 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(113 x 66 x 32 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 50.00 feet (15 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor R BSI CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 12.2 12.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns 1.54 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2668 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2250 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3000 x 3000 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
3216 x 2144 (6.9 MP, 3:2),
3200 x 1800 (5.8 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 2400 (5.8 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 852 (1.1 MP, 3:2),
1280 x 720 (0.9 MP, 16:9),
960 x 960 (0.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif v2.21) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i)
1440x1080 (60i)
1440x1080 (30)
1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (240p)
640x360 (480p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD/MPEG-4 MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI, Component HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Sony G-lens; 6 elements in 5 groups, 5 aspheric Olympus Lens, 9 lenses in 7 groups, with dual aspheric elements and 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120mm 25 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 21.3mm 4.5 - 18mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.4 or f/7.1 (wide) / f/5.9 or 18 (tele); 2-step with ND filter f/2.0/2.8/8.0 (wide) / f/4.9/6.3/18 (tele); 2-step aperture + ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a 40.5mm
Thread Type: n/a via converter adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x 2x Digital Converter; 1x, 2x, 4x in Microscope Mode
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-points / center / spot 25-point Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iES, Spot AF, AF Tracking, AF Target Selection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.8 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   12800
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto (125-3200), Program Auto (125-800), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto (100 - 1600 with customizable upper limit from 100 to 12800), 100 - 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push, One Push Set Auto, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Underwater (Shallow, Mid-range, Deep), One-touch (4), Custom (Kelvin setting)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 2 sec 1/2000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, Easy Shooting, High Sensitivity, Twilight, Twilight Portrait, Soft Snap, Landscape, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet, Soft Skin, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Background Defocus, Intelligent/3D Sweep Panorama, Sweep Multi-Angle 2 Custom Settings, Underwater (Snapshot, Wide, Macro, Microscope, HDR), Microscope Mode (Microscope, Focus Stacking, Focus Bracket, Microscope Control), Scene Modes (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Portrait +Landscape, Hand-held Starlight, Nightscape, Portrait + Nightscape, Children, Sport, Candlelight, Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Panorama, Live Composite, Backlight HDR); Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Watercolor, Vintage, Partial Color, Bleach Bypass, Instant Film), Time Lapse Movie
Self Timer: 2,10, Portrait1/2 seconds 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Syncro, Flash Off Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync. (1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Fill-in, Manual (1/1 (FULL) - 1/64), Flash Off, Remote Control, LED On
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Approx.0.2 - 5.1m(W) / Approx.0.9 - 2.1m(T), ISO3200: up to Approx.10.0m(W) / Approx.4.1m(T) ISO 1600: 7.9m / 25.9 ft at wide angle, 3.1m / 10.2 ft at full telephoto
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD/MPEG-4 MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with stereo sound
Included Memory: 32.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Multi-connector (AV(SD/HD Component),USB. DCIN), HDMI (Type C) Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.60 0.38
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.38
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10 27
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   18
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   15
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.32 seconds 0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.67 seconds 0.18 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.081 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.29 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.009 seconds 0.043 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.1 seconds 0.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.3 seconds 4.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots 340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   50 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BN1 Proprietary LI-92B
Usable Battery Types: InfoLithium rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BN1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LI-92B Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Picture Motion Browser Vers 5.3 , PMP Portable 5.2/1.2, Music Transfer  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7, Mac OSX v(10.4-10.6)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical SteadyShot, iAuto, sAuto, iSweepPanorama, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, Backlight Correction HDR, Background Defocus, 3D Sweep Panorama, Sweep Multi Angle. Available in Silver and Black. Available in red or black.