Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Wi-Fi 18.2MP 30x Optical Zoom Digital Camera - Black

Model Number: DSCWX500B
Web Code: 10372130

Overview

Capture all of life's details with the Sony DSCWX500W Cyber-shot digital still camera. It boasts 30X optical zoom, an 18.2 MP Exmor R CMOS sensor, and a BIONZ X image processor for beautiful images with accurate colour and minimal noise. Plus, it has integrated WiFi and NFC connectivity for one-touch transfer of images to mobile devices.
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  • 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor and BIONZ X imaging processor delivers beautiful images with accurate colour, rich tonal gradations, and minimal noise
  • Records Full HD 1080p video and features continuous shooting at 10fps (for up to 10 shots) so you capture all of the action in high resolution
  • 30x optical zoom with Optical SteadyShot image stabilization lets you get close to the action and get amazingly sharp, detailed images
  • Features integrated WiFi and NFC connectivity enables one-touch transfer of images to mobile devices
  • 3-inch Xtra Fine TFT LCD screen with 921K dots resolution and full 180 degree tilt lets you get creative and take photos from different angles
  • Built-in advance features including manual exposure, shutter speed priority, and aperture priority
  • Features a ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens and
  • Built-in, pop-up flash for low-light shooting support
  • Picture Effect with real-time preview transforms your photos and videos into unique works of art with filters such as toy camera, posterization, and retro photo

Video Features

Video Modes
AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920x1,080/60p) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/60i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/60i) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/24p) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/24p) / XAVC S: 60p 50M(1,920x1,080/60p) / 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/30p) / 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/24p)/ MP4: 28M(1,920x1,080/60fps) / 16M(1,920x1,080/30fps) / 6M(1,280x720/30fps)
Special Video Modes
AVCHD
Frame Rate
AVCHD: 28M PS(1,920x1,080/60p) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/60i) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/60i) / 24M FX(1,920x1,080/24p) / 17M FH(1,920x1,080/24p) / XAVC S: 60p 50M(1,920x1,080/60p) / 30p 50M(1,920x1,080/30p) / 24p 50M(1,920x1,080/24p)/ MP4: 28M(1,920x1,080/60fps) / 16M(1,920x1,080/30fps) / 6M(1,280x720/30fps)
Sound Quality
AVCHD:Dolby Digital(AC-3) 2ch(Dolby Digital Stereo Creator); MP4:MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch

Storage

Internal Memory
Not Applicable
Digital Storage Media
SD; SDHC; SDXC; Memory Stick Duo Compatible. (MicroSD; SDHC; SDXC with Adaptor (optional)
Included Storage Medium Size
None
Still Image File Formats
JPEG
Movie File Formats
XAVC S; MP4; AVCHD
Image Quality Modes
4:3 mode; 16:9 mode; Sweep Panorama
Resolution - Highest Quality Mode
4:3mode:18M (4,896×3,672)
Resolution - Medium Quality Mode
10M(3,648×2,736)
Resolution - Lowest Quality Mode
2.1M(1,920×1,080)
Images per 1 GB (Highest Resolution)
Not Applicable

Playback

Image Playback Modes 1
Single Image; Image Index; Slide Show
Movie Playback Modes
Cue, Review; Slow Playback

Interfaces

Computer Interface
Multi (AV/USB) ; USB 2.0; Wifi/NFC compatible for seamless video transfer
Wi-Fi
Yes
Bluetooth
No
NFC
Yes
Video Output
Not Applicable
Audio Output
Not Applicable
PictBridge
No
Other Connection Type
Wifi/NFC compatible for seamless video transfer; MULTI Terminal, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0); HDMI

Power

AC Adapter
Included
Battery Type & Quantity
1 x Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery NP-BX1
Auto Off Function
Yes

Included Software

Computer Compatibility
PC/Mac

Physical Features

Colour
Black
Body Construction
Alminium; Plastic
Waterproof
No
Freezeproof
No
Shockproof
No
Crushproof
No
Dimensions - Width
10.16 cm
Dimensions - Height
5.81 cm
Dimensions - Depth
3.55 cm
Weight (with Batteries)
209 g
Short Camera Model
Sony Cyber-shot WX500
Type
Travel Zoom

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
Exmor R CMOS sensor
Sensor Size
1/2.3
Total Pixels
21.1 MP
Effective Pixels
18.2 MP
Image Processor
BIONZ X Imaging Processor

Lens

Optical Zoom
30x
Digital Zoom
60x Clear Image Digital Zoom Capability: 18M Approx.2.0x / 10M Approx.2.7x / 5.0M Approx.3.8x / VGA Approx.15x / 13M(16:9) Approx.2.0x / 2.1M(16:9) Approx.5.1x
Focus Range
iAuto: AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm (8.20 ft.) to Infinity) / Program Auto: AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.16 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm (8.20 ft.) to Infinity)
Focus Lock
Half-depress
Focal Length
f=4.1 - 123mm
35mm Equivalent
f=24-720mm (Still Image 4:3)
Autofocus System
TTL
Wide Angle Lens
Yes
Film Required
No

Viewfinder & Monitor

Viewfinder Type
None
LCD Monitor
3.0-inch Xtra Fine TFT LCD Screen with Full 180 Degree Tilt
LCD Monitor Resolution
921600 Pixels
Brightness Adjustment
5 Levels
Touchscreen
No

Flash

Built-in Flash
Yes
Auto Flash Mode
Yes
Red-Eye Reduction Flash Mode
Yes
Flash On/Off Mode
Yes
Fill-in Flash Mode
No
Slow Synchro
Yes
Other Flash Modes
Auto / Flash On / Slow Sync. / Flash Off / Rear Sync.
Flash Range
ISO Auto: Approx.0.3m to5.4m(11 13/16 inches to 17 feet 8 19/32 inches)(W) / Approx.2.5m to 3.0 m(8feet 2 27/64 inches to 9 feet 10 7/64 inches)(T)
Flash Exposure Compensation
Not Applicable

Aperture & Exposure

Aperture Range
F3.5 (W) - 6.4 (T)
Shutter Speed Range
iAuto (4" - 1/2000) / Program Auto (1" - 1/2000) / Aperture Priority (8" - 1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30" - 1/2000) / Manual (30" - 1/2000)
Evaluative Metering Mode
No
Centre-Weighted Average Metering Mode
Yes
Spot Metering Mode
Yes
Other Metering Modes
Multi Pattern; Center Weighted; Spot
ISO Sensitivity
Auto (ISO80-3200, selectable with upper / lower limit),80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200, Multi-Frame NR:Auto (ISO80-3200 same as selected range in Auto), 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800
Exposure Compensation
+/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
Image Stabilization
Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
White Balance Modes 1
Auto; Daylight; Shade; Cloudy; Incandescent; Fluor.: Cool White; Fluor.: Day White; Fluor.: Daylight; Flash; Custom; One Push, One Push Set

Still Image Features

Auto Mode
Yes
Manual Modes
Manual Exposure, Shutter Speed Priority, Aperture Priority
Portrait Mode
Yes
Night Mode
Yes
Macro Mode
No
Number of Preset Scene Modes
15
Other Shooting Modes 1
(Scene Selection)-Portrait; Advanced Sports Shooting; Landscape; Sunset; Night Scene; Handheld Twilight; Night Portrait; Anti Motion Blur; Pet Mode; Gourmet ; Beach; Snow; Fireworks; Soft Skin; High Sensitivity;
Face Detection
Up to 8 Faces
Self-Timer
Off / 10sec. / 5sec. / 2sec. / 3 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable / 3 consecutive bracketing shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable
Continuous Shooting - Highest Quality
10 fps
Continuous Shooting - Medium Quality
10 fps
Continuous Shooting - Lowest Quality
10 fps

In-Camera Effects

Red-Eye Removal
Yes
Black & White
Yes
Sepia
No
Other In-Camera Effects
Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format); (Picture Effect) - Toy camera; Pop Color; Posterization; Retro Photo; Soft High-key; Partial Color; High Contrast Mono.; Soft Focus; HDR Painting; Richtone Monochrome; Miniature; Watercolor; Illustration; (Creative Style) - Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Black & White, Sepia
  • Rechargeable NP-BX1 Battery Pack
  • AC Adaptor
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • Instruction Manual

  • amazing quality
    by rob2018

    on December 25, 2018

    Too many features to fully understand and use them all effectively. Great zoom and pixel quality.

    Review originally posted on sony.com


  • it's really awesome!
    by Aree19

    on September 11, 2018

    I got this about a year ago for youtube and it's still holding up pretty well! I enjoy taking time to make awesome zoom videos and take landscate photos. It is a beautfiul product and i love it but it is quite expensive

    Review originally posted on sony.com


  • Good feature
    by Anonymous reviewer

    on August 18, 2018

    I use this camera at least 6 month, It is a camera for professional hand. Result is good from professional hand.

    Review originally posted on sony.com


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