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Web Code: 566SON418  •  Mfr Code: DSCWX500B
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  • 18.2 MP Compact Digital Camera
  • 30x Optical Zeiss Lens
  • 5-axis Image Stabilization
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  • 18.2 MP Compact Digital Camera
  • 30x Optical Zeiss Lens
  • 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3.0 in. Multi-angle TFT LCD
  • High-quality Movies
  • 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • Wi-Fi and NFC Connectivity
  • Continuous Shooting Speed: Up to 10 fps
  • Ultra-fast Shutter Lag: Approx. 0.008 sec.
  • 30x optical zoom ZEISS lens plus 60x Clear Image Digital Zoom:
  • Get super close and clear with the premium ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens from wide angle (24mm equivalent) to 30x optical zoom plus 60x Clear Image digital zoom
  • The ZEISS T* coating reduces undesirable reflection, such as ghosting and flare, on the lens surface, while 30x optical zoom allows you to get closer to your subject
  • With Clear Image Zoom the powerful BIONZ X processor compares patterns found in adjacent pixels and creates new pixels to match selected patterns, resulting in more realistic, higher-quality images Clear Image Zoom doubles optical zoom for closer photos
  • Superb 18.2MP image quality:
  • The DSC- WX500 features an 18.2 megapixel backside illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor with a BIONZ X image processor
  • This brings out the full resolving power of the camera's professional ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens to deliver high resolution, and stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain for both stills and movie
  • High-quality movies with XAVC S, AVCHD and MP4 codes:
  • Capture high quality HD movies in the XAVC S format. With 50Mbps Full HD (1920x1080) 60p high quality video recording, XAVC S enables beautiful video recording with minimal compression noise even in scenes with a lot of movement
  • Linear PCM is adopted for audio compression delivering incredible audio to match your video
  • The camera also records in AVCHD, ideal for HDTV and Blu-ray Disc burning, or your choice of highly compressed MP4 HD video ideal for web
  • Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi and NFC:
  • Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to control your camera with your compatible Smartphone or Tablet
  • Frame your image on your device?s LCD and control the camera's shutter
  • You can even transfer the images taken directly to your mobile device for quick editing and uploading - sharing has never been easier
  • With NFC (near field communication) - connectivity has been simplified to one-touch. Simply touch the camera to the compatible NFC enabled device to connect
  • 5-axis image stabilization greatly reduces blur:
  • Get remarkably sharp images with Sony?s Optical SteadyShot image stabilization for both stills and video
  • Additionally, intelligent Active Mode combines 5-axis* image stabilization with Sony's advanced frame-analysis technology to greatly reduce blur caused by camera shake when shooting movies - allowing you to move along with the action - and get clear images of your subject in motion - even when zoomed in
  • Selfie-ready multi-angle 3" Xtra Fine LCD display:
  • Selfies have never been easier with a beautiful 3" (921k dots) Xtra Fine LCD Display that rotates up approx. 180 degrees
  • Easily frame for selfies or to shoot objects like pets at eye-level without having to get down on the ground
  • Simply scroll through menus and preview life thanks to the large display which delivers brilliant-quality still images and movies while enabling easy focusing operation
  • Keep your subject in focus with Lock-On AF:
  • Lock-On AF (Auto Focus) gives you the ability to select a focus point with subject recognition, then allows the camera to track and keep your subject in sharp focus even when in motion
  • P/A/S/M modes, customizable settings & Memory Recall mode:
  • For creative flexibility, you can enter Program Auto (P), Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Speed Priority (S) or Manual Exposure (M) mode for manual shooting
  • MR (Memory Recall) mode is available for quick manual adjustment and a control ring - that can be assigned with various functions - such as manual focusing or step zooming, allow for superior control of your shooting experience
  • Enhance features with downloadable camera apps:
  • Get creative with PlayMemories Camera Apps by applying exciting artistic effects or retouching images with professional results, and then easily upload your photos to Facebook or Instagram
  • Enjoy added functionality with apps that include Time Lapse, Smart Remote Control, and Direct Upload
  • Capture the decisive moment with up to 10fps
  • Never miss that decisive moment; like a bat hitting a baseball or a fleeting smile
  • Capture full 18.2 megapixel resolution images at up to 10 frames per second, with an ultra-fast shutter lag of Approx. 0.008 sec.


Camera Type: Super Zoom
Effective Pixels: 18.2MP
Approx. Resolution: 18MP
Aspect Ratio: 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type/Size: 1/2.3" Exmor R CMOS
File Formats: JPEG, MP4
Memory Card Type: Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed), Memory Stick PRO HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I), microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC
Image Stabilization: Yes
Built-In Memory: No
Colour: Black


ISO Sensitivity: 80-12800
Shutter: 30-1/1600 sec
Remote Control: via your Smartphone
Metering Method: Centre-weighted, Multi Pattern, Spot
Exposure Modes: iAuto, Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
White Balance Modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, One Push, One Push Set
Self Timer: Off, 2 Sec, 5 Sec, 10 Sec


Connectivity: Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Wi-Fi, NFC


Lens: NA
Optical Zoom: 30x
Digital Zoom: 4x
Additional Zoom: No
Focus Range: NA


Viewfinder Type: 0.2" electronic viewfinder
Screen Size: 3.0"
Display Screen Type: Tiltable LCD Rear Screen


Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Built-in Flash: Yes
External Flash Connection: None


Battery: NP-BX1
AC Power Adapter: AC-UB10C/UB10D


Waterproofing: No
Shockproof: No
Dustproof: No
Operating/Storage Temperature: NA


Weight: 236g
Dimensions (WxHxD): 101.6 x 58.1 x 35.5 mm

Additional Information


What’s Included:

  • Sony DSC-WX500 Compact Digital Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
  • AC Adaptor AC-UB10C/UB10D
  • Micro USB cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Instruction Manual
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