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CX6 : What has been changed from CX5/CX4 ?

See the following comparison chart.

[Photograph features (Still images)]

Items CX6 CX5 CX4
AF mode selection Available *b2 N/A N/A
Zoom assistance display feature Available *b6 N/A N/A
Aperture / Shutter priority mode Available ([A/S] mode in the mode dial) *b7 N/A N/A
Creative Shooting modes ( Creative shooting mode mode) DR (Dynamic Range) / Miniaturize / High Contrast B&W *b9a / Soft Focus / Cross Process *b11a / Toy Camera / Bleach Bypass *b13 DR (Dynamic Range) / Miniaturize / High Contrast B&W / Soft Focus / Cross Process / Toy Camera
Continuous mode / Multi shooting AF Continuous, Normal continuous, Speed Cont., M-Cont plus Normal continuous, Speed Cont., M-Cont plus Normal continuous, Speed Cont., M-Cont plus
AF Continuous Shoot Mode *b22 Available
(Approx. 1 ~ 3 frames / sec.)
N/A N/A
  • *b2) AF mode : The [Normal] option will make the focusing time faster than the [Power Saving] option. The [Power Saving] option will save more power at auto focusing than the [Normal] option.
  • *b6) Display Zoom Assist : Enabled this option displays the small window in the LCD while monitoring at tele-photography (93 mm ~). This feature will help you to see a current framing position easily.
  • *b7) [A/S] mode : In this mode, selectable aperture options are [Minimum], and [Open]. The selectable shutter speed is 1/2000 ~ 8 seconds (43 steps)
  • *b9a) CX6 : High Contrast B&W Mode: This mode takes a picture with higher contrast B&W than those in normal B&W mode. It will produce grainy images similar to those taken with highly sensitive film or high grain film developing. [Contrast], [Vignetting] options become available in this mode.
  • *b11a) CX6 : Cross Process: This mode takes a picture with colors that differ markedly from those of the actual subject. The colors can be selected using the [Hue] option. And [Contrast], [Vignetting] options become available.
  • *b13) Bleach Bypass : Emphasizes the contrast to record images with reduced saturation.
  • *b22) AF Continuous shoot mode : This mode takes pictures continuously while pressing the shutter release button. The focus is adjusted picture by picture.

[Movie features]

Items CX6 CX5 CX4
Movie mode Available (Movie button) Available (On Mode dial)
Movie size *c1 HD 1280 x 720 (30 fps) / VGA 640 x 480 (30 fps) HD 1280 x 720 (30 fps) / VGA 640 x 480 (30 fps) / QVGA 320 x 240 (30 fps)
maximum recording time available per shooting HD1280 : Approx. 12 minutes
VGA640 : Approx. 29 minutes
HD1280 : Approx. 12 minutes
VGA640 : Approx. 29 minutes
QVGA320 : Approx. 29 minutes
Movie sound recording (Built-in microphone) Stereo Monaural Monaural
Movie sound playback (Built-in speaker) Monaural Monaural Monaural
File format AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG) AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG) AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG)
Movie button (movie operation) Available (separate from shutter release button) N/A (shutter button usage) N/A (shutter button usage)
Optical zooming while taking movies Available (10.7 x) N/A N/A
Taking both Movie & still image at the same time N/A N/A N/A
Movie dividing while shooting *c2 Available N/A N/A
Movie dividing after recording *c3 Available N/A N/A
Snap movie *c4 Available N/A N/A
  • *c1) fps stands for frames per second.
  • *c2) Movie dividing while shooting : Pressing the Fn button while shooting movies will divide movie at that point and continue recording as another movie file. This separation with the Fn button can be operated 10 times at the maximum per a movie shooting.
  • *c3) Movie dividing after recording : This function can divide from one movie file into several movie files in the Playback mode.
  • *c4) Snap movie : This function takes movies for a set period of time. The selectable time options are, 3 sec., 5 sec., 10 sec., and custom time (1 sec. ~ 60 sec.).

[Playback features of camera]

Items CX6 CX5 CX4
Calender view Available N/A N/A
Flag function order Available N/A N/A
Flag function slide show Available N/A N/A

[Other features of camera]

Items CX6 CX5 CX4
Picture display (LCD) 3.0 inch / approx. 1,230,000 dots 3.0 inch / approx. 920,000 dots 3.0 inch / approx. 920,000 dots
Shooting capacity *e8
with Sleep mode (set to [10 sec.])
Approx. 300 pictures Approx. 280 pictures Approx. 330 pictures
Shooting capacity (Sleep OFF) *e8
Approx. 260 pictures Approx. 260 pictures Approx. 310 pictures
Weight of camera (without batteries, an SD card, or a strap) Approx. 184 g Approx. 176 g Approx. 184 g
Neck strap ST-4 (optional *e9) ST-2 (optional *e9) ST-2 (optional *e9)
Soft case SC-100BK (black),
SC-100WT (white)
(optional *e9)
SC-90BK (black), SC-90BN (brown)
(optional *e9)
* SC-100BK/SC-100WT can also be used
  • *e8) With each rechargeable battery. Number of pictures measured using CIPA standard parameters. Actual performance may vary according to usage conditions.
  • *e9) Some options may not be available in some regions. Please ask a local contact from the following FAQ.
  • [Where can I purchase a CX6 camera or accessories ? ]
 
Answer ID: edc06202
Date created: November 16, 2011
Date modified: November 18, 2011
Product: CX6
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware specifications
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