Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

$448.00
  • 18.2 effective megapixels
  • 30x optical zoom
  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens
  • Back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS
  • BIONZ X™ engine
  • XAVCS*4 high-quality Full HD recording
SKU: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
 

Accessories

Product Description

World‘s smallest*1 camera with 30x optical zoom (up to 60x magnification with clear image zoom*2) and Optical SteadyShot™

New ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens with a 24mm*3 to 720mm*3 focal-length range

180-degree tilt LCD screen for the perfectly framed selfie with easy retouching using Beauty Effect

Back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor with 18.2 effective megapixels

BIONZ X™ engine with advanced image processing technologies for faster image processing and detailed reproduction

XAVCS*4 high-quality Full HD (1920 x 1080) 60p/50p recording at 50Mbps to capture all fast-moving action moments

 

The WX500 Compact Digital Camera truly belies its size. Boasting 30x optical zoom and up to 60x with Clear Image Zoom*1, it's the world's smallest*2 camera to offer such outstanding capability to cover nearly any shooting situation. This far-reaching potential brings distant subjects like wildlife and majestic buildings up close and personal to create powerfully dynamic photos. With Optical SteadyShot™'s precise camera shake detection, you can now achieve the crispest long shots any day and anywhere through a camera that fits right into your pocket.

 

Specifications

Image Sensor
TypeExmor R CMOS sensor
Size1/2.3 type (7.82mm)
Gross PixelsApprox. 21.1 mega pixels
Effective PixelsApprox. 18.2 mega pixels
Lens
Lens TypeZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 11 elements in 10 groups (5aspheric element)
F NumberF3.5 (W) - 6.4 (T)
Focal Length (f=)f=4.1 - 123mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 16:9f=26.5 - 795mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 4:3f=24 - 720mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 3:2f=25 - 750mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 1:1f=27.5 - 825mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 16:9f=26.5 - 795mm(SteadyShot Standard), f=28 - 1180mm(SteadyShot Active), f=31 - 1210mm(SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 4:3f=32.5 - 975mm(SteadyShot Standard), f=34.5 - 1450mm(SteadyShot Active), 38 - 1480mm(SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focus Range (iAuto)W: Approx. 5cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm to Infinity
Focus Range (Program Auto)W: Approx. 5cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm to Infinity
Optical Zoom30x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Clear Image ZoomStill Image: 18M Approx. 60x/ 10M Approx. 80x/ 5.0M Approx. 113x/ VGA Approx. 459x/ 13M(16:9) Approx. 60x/ 2.1M(16:9) Approx. 153x; Movie: Approx. 60x *5
Precision Digital Zoom - Still Image18M Approx. 120x/ 10M Approx. 161x/ 5.0M Approx. 226x/ VGA Approx. 459x/ 13M(16:9) Approx. 120x/ 2.1M(16:9) Approx. 306x *5
LCD
Screen SizeApprox. 7.5cm (3.0 inch) 4:3 format
Number Of Dots921,600 dots
NameXtra Fine / TFT LCD
Adjustable angleUp by approx. 180 degrees
Brightness SettingManual (5 steps)
Shooting Specs
Imaging ProcessorBIONZ X
Image Stabilizer System(Still image) Optical SteadyShot, (Movie) Optical SteadyShot Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type
Focus Mode - Single-shot AF (AF-S)Yes
Focus Mode - Continuous AF (AF-C)Yes (Advanced sports & Movie Only)
Focus Area: WideYes
Focus Area: CenterYes
Focus Area Flexible Spot (S/M/L)Yes
Focus Area: Expanded Flexible SpotYes
Lock On AFYes
Light Metering - Multi PatternYes
Light Metering - Center-WeightedYes
Light Metering - SpotYes
Exposure Compensation+/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
Exposure ControlYes
ISO Sensitivity Setting (Still Image)(Auto(ISO80-3200), 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 *7 /12800 *7 )*6
ISO Sensitivity Setting (Movie)Auto:(ISO80Level-ISO1600Level)/ High Sensitivity:(ISO80Level-ISO3200Level)
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, Custom, One Push, One Push Set
Shutter SpeediAuto (4" - 1/2000)/ Program Auto (1" - 1/2000)/ Aperture Priority (8" - 1/2000)/ Shutter Priority (30" - 1/2000)/ Manual (30" - 1/2000) *8
Image ControlLong exposure NR
Noise ReductionMulti Frame NR:Auto, ISO100-12800
Self-TimerOff/ 10sec./ 5sec./ 2sec./ 3 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable
Flash ModeAuto/ Flash On/ Slow Sync./ Flash Off/ Rear Sync.
Flash RangeISO Auto: Approx. 0.3m to 5.4m(W)/ Approx. 2.5m to 3.0 m(T)
Auto MacroYes
Auto Focus IlluminatorAuto/Off
ApertureiAuto(F3.5-F6.3(W))/ Program Auto(F3.5-F6.3(W) )/ Manual(F3.5-F8.0(W))/ Aperture Priority(F3.5-F8.0(W))/ Shutter Priority(F3.5-F6.3(W))
Face Detection - ModeOff/ On(Regist Faces)/ On
Face Detection - Face SelectionYes (Key, Selected-face Memory)
Face Detection - Max. No of Detectable Faces8 faces
Shooting mode
Superior AutoYes
Intelligent AutoYes
Program Auto (Program shift available)Yes
Shutter Speed PriorityYes
Aperture PriorityYes
Movie Mode(Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure)Yes
PanoramaYes
Scene SelectionYes
MR (Memory Recall) 1,2,3Yes
Manual ExposureYes
Scene Selection
High SensitivityYes
Night SceneYes
Night PortraitYes
PortraitYes
LandscapeYes
BeachYes
SnowYes
FireworksYes
Advanced Sports ShootingYes
GourmetYes
PetYes
Soft SkinYes
Handheld TwilightYes
Anti Motion BlurYes
Backlight Correction HDRYes
SunsetYes
Picture Effect
HDR PaintingYes
Rich-tone MonochromeYes
MiniatureYes
Toy CameraYes
Pop ColourYes
Partial ColourYes
Soft High-keyYes
Water ColourYes
PosterizationYes
Retro PhotoYes
Soft FocusYes
High Contrast MonochromeYes
IllustrationYes
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Duo (Still Image / Movies)Yes*10
Memory Stick PRO Duo (Still Image / Movies)Yes*10
Memory Stick PRO Duo - High SpeedYes*10
Memory Stick PRO HG DuoYes*10
SD Memory CardYes*10
SDHC Memory CardYes*10
SDXC Memory CardYes*10
Memory Stick MicroYes*10 *11
Memory Stick Micro (Mark2)Yes*10 *11
Micro SD Memory CardYes*10 *11
Micro SDHC Memory CardYes*10 *11
Micro SDXC Memory CardYes*10 *11
Still Image Recording
13M (3,664×3,664) 1:1 modeYes
7.5M (2,736×2,736) 1:1 modeYes
3.7M (1,920×1,920) 1:1 modeYes
16M (4,896×3,264) 3:2 modeYes
8.9M (3,648×2,432) 3:2 modeYes
4.5M (2,592×1,728) 3:2 modeYes
18M (4,896 X 3,672) 4:3 modeYes
10M (3,648 X 2,736) 4:3 modeYes
5M (2,592 X 1,944) 4:3 modeYes
VGA (640 X 480) 4:3 modeYes
13M (4,896 X 2,752) 16:9 modeYes
7.5M (3,648×2,056) 16:9 modeYes
2.1M (1,920×1,080) 16:9 modeYes
Sweep Panorama 360 (11,520 X 1,080)Yes
Sweep Panorama Wide (7,152 X 1,080 / 4,912 X 1,920)Yes
Sweep Panorama Standard (4,912 X 1,080 / 3,424 X 1,920)Yes
Movie Recording
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080/50p (28M, PS)Yes
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080/50i (24M, FX)Yes
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080/25p (24M, FX)Yes
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080/50i (17M, FH)Yes
AVCHD - 1,920 X 1,080/25p (17M, FH)Yes
MP4 - 28M(1,920x1,080/50fps)Yes
MP4 - 16M(1,920x1,080/25fps)Yes
MP4 - 6M(1,280x720/25fps)Yes
XAVC S - 50p 50M(1,920x1,080/50p)Yes
XAVC S - 25p 50M(1,920x1,080/25p)Yes
Battery life
Still ImageApprox. 400 / Approx. 200min *12
Movies actual shootingApprox. 75min(In [MP4 28M] mode, max. continuous shooting time is approx. 20 min. and max. file size is 4GB.) *13 *14
Other Features
PlayMemories Camera AppsYes
Beauty EffectSkin Toning/ Skin Smoothing/ Shine Removal/ Eye Widening/ Teeth Whitening
Face DetectionYes
Face RegistrationYes
Smile ShutterYes
MR (memory recall)Yes
Photo CreativityYes
ZebraYes
Micref LevelYes
Self-portrait timerYes
Control for HDMIYes
Start-up TimeApprox. 1.8 sec. *15
Shooting Time LagApprox. 0.14 sec. *15
Shutter Release Time LagApprox. 0.008 sec.
Shooting IntervalApprox. 0.67 sec. *15
Burst Speed (Maximum)Approx. 10 fps (for up to 10 shots) *9
Burst Interval (Minimum)Approx.0.1 sec.(10 shots) *9 *16
Built-in MicrophoneStereo
Wind Noise ReductionOff/On
Optical Zoom During Movie Recording30x
Histogram IndicatorYes (On/Off)
Flash
Built-in flashBuilt-in, manual pop-up
Playback
Slide Show - Video OutHD (HDMI)
Slide Show - MovieYes
Automatic Image RotationYes
USB
USB Connection - Auto (Multi-Configuration)Yes
USB Connection - Mass StorageYes
USB Connection - MTPYes
Hi-Speed USBYes
Micro USBYes *17
Interface
Multi-use TerminalYes
Micro HDMIYes
NFCNFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote, One-touch sharing
Wi-FiYes(Control with Smartphone, Send to Smart Phone, View on TV and PC transfer)
Optional Accessory Capability
Tripod ReceptacleYes
Power Source
Supplied BatteryMaximum Voltage: 4.2V, Nominal Voltage: 3.6V, Maximum charge voltage: DC 4.2V, Maximum charge current: 1.89A, Capacity for Shooting: 4.5Wh(1240mAh)
AC AdaptorPower Requirements: AC 100V to 240V, 50/60 Hz, 70mA; Output voltage: DC 5V, 0.5A
USB ChargeYes (with supplied AC Adaptor and supplied Battery)
USB Power SupplyYes (with supplied AC Adaptor and supplied Battery)
Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)Approx. 101.6 x 58.1 x 35.5 mm (CIPA compliant)
Weight (with Battery & Memory Stick)Approx. 236g
Weight (Body only)Approx. 209g
Supplied Accessories
Supplied AccessoriesRechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code

Additional information

In Depth Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
Brand Sony
Megapixels No
Dimensions No
Sensor Size No
Lens Mount No
Model Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
Specifications No
What's in the box

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera (Black)

  • NP-BX1 Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Micro-USB Cable
  • Wrist Strap
Arriving Date No

What's in the box

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera (Black)

  • NP-BX1 Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Micro-USB Cable
  • Wrist Strap

Warranty

Manufacturer Warranty

This product comes with a

24 month Austalian warranty

from Sony Australia

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