The Sony WX5 is much smaller in size. The camera’s two-tone body, the black or silver front and the back are black in color. Its light in weight. There is a wide screen at the front section of the camera. There is no grip on the camera but you can easily hold it in your hands. It has a set of special buttons. On the upper side of the camera there is a small power button. At the right corner, there is a big power button with a zoom lever having a nice light touch. The zoom lever is pretty smooth.
If you go more towards the right, there are special buttons having special functions. One of them is the burst button that is for shooting styles. This is made for the burst mode. To disclose the HDMI connector, there is a large flip opening at the right side of the Sony WX5. At the bottom of the camera, you will find a flip opening for the USB, battery and memory card.
On the backside of the camera with the LCD, it has four buttons and two large dials. It also has a movie button at the top of the control panel. Beneath the mode dial, there are several settings for Auto Program, Background Defocus, Scene Selection, Movie Mode, Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, iSweep Panorama, and 3D Shoots. At the left side of the mode dial, the Playback button is located. It has four-way navigation keys along with an OK button are placed in the middle. Menu button is under the navigator to the left side and delete button is located at the right side of the camera.