SONY Cyber-shot Cyber-shot DSC-WX500W Superzoom Compact Camera - White

Product code: 141456

Product features

  • 21.1 megapixels
  • Sensor type: 1/2.3" / 6.17 x 4.55 mm CMOS sensor
  • Optical zoom: 30x
  • 3" / 76.2 mm tiltable LCD screen
  • Built-in WiFi and NFC

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Product features

  • 21.1 megapixels
  • Sensor type: 1/2.3" / 6.17 x 4.55 mm CMOS sensor
  • Optical zoom: 30x
  • 3" / 76.2 mm tiltable LCD screen
  • Built-in WiFi and NFC

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Product information
Never miss a moment and enjoy great photo creativity with the Sony Cyber-shot DSCWX500W Superzoom Compact Camera.

30x Optical Zoom

Get ZEISS expert technology at your fingertips and enjoy high-precision optics with a 30x optical zoom. The Cyber-shot lets you capture portraits, close-up and landscape images from every perspective with incredible detail and contrast.

The camera's ZEISS T multi-layer anti-reflective coating eliminates surface ghosting and flare – for beautifully clear pictures every time.

Exmor R CMOS sensor

Take brilliant photos effortlessly thanks to the DSCWX500W's Exmor R CMOS sensor with 18.2 megapixels. Featuring a back illuminated design to let in four times more light than conventional sensors it captures vibrant, detailed images at the touch of a button.

BIONZ X processor

Enhancing the Cyber-shot's CMOS sensor – the BIONZ X processor integrates detail reproduction, diffraction-reducing and area-specific noise reduction technologies to reproduce realistic image with vivid colours and textures.

Image stabilisation

Get the most out of your handheld movie shooting courtesy of the Cyber-shot's Intelligent Active Mode. Featuring advanced frame-analysis technology and 5-axis image stabilisation to compensate for camera shake – you can reduce blurriness in every shot.

Fast WiFi & NFC sharing

Tap your smartphone to the DSCWX500W and use built-in NFC to quickly connect to your Android mobile device via WiFi. Share your favourite photos and videos by sending them directly to your smartphone or tablet or download the PlayMemories Mobile app and control the camera remotely through your phone.

Photo creativity

Express yourself and create beautifully unique photos using a range of settings and exposure modes. The Cyber-shot lets you manually control exposure, adjust background blur and change the brightness, colour and vividness of the picture.

Beauty Effect also lets you retouch the appearance of subjects, to smooth and tone skin, widen eyes and brighten teeth – with no need for any computer software.

With an easy-framing tiltable LCD screen and packed with the latest imaging technology, the Sony Cyber-shot DSCWX500W Superzoom Compact Camera gives you great functionality and creativity at your fingertips.

Technical specifications for SONY Cyber-shot Cyber-shot DSC-WX500W Superzoom Compact Camera - White

Camera type Superzoom compact camera
Processor BIONZ X
Resolution 18 megapixels
Size 1/2.3" / 6.17 x 4.55 mm
ISO sensitivity AUTO, 80 - 12800
Image stabiliser Optical
Focal length 4.1 - 123 mm
35 mm equivalent 25 - 750 mm
Maximum aperture f/3.5 - f/6.4
Normal distance 5 cm to infinity
Focusing Autofocus
Optical zoom 30 x
Digital zoom 120 x
Type Live View
Screen 3" / 76.2 mm tiltable LCD screen
Screen features - Resolution: 921,600 dots
- Adjustable brightness
Shutter speed 30 secs - 1/2000th
Continuous shooting 10 fps
Self-timer - 2 seconds
- 5 seconds
- 10 seconds
Exposure modes Intelligent auto, Superior auto, Program auto, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual exposure, MR (memory recall), Movie mode, Panorama, Scene selection
Effects Toy camera, Pop colour, Posterization, Retro photo, Soft high-key, Partial colour, High contrast mono, Soft focus, HDR Painting, Richtone monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration
Panorama mode Yes
White balance Auto, Daylight;Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor. Cool White, Fluor. Day White, Fluor. Daylight, Flash, Custom, One Push, One Push Set
Maximum photo resolution 4896 x 3264p
Photo file formats - JPEG
Video mode Yes
Maximum video resolution Full HD 1920 x 1080p (60 fps)
Memory card - SD
- microSD
- microSDHC
- micro SDXC
Built-in Yes
Interface - Micro USB
- MIcro HDMI
TV output Yes
WiFi connectivity Yes
Construction Aluminium with plastic
Battery type Lithium-ion DC3.6V
Battery life - Approx. 400 shots
- Approx. 200 min. playback
Colour White
Box contents - Sony Cyber-shot DSCWX500W Superzoom digital camera
- Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1
- AC Adaptor AC-UB10C/UB10D
- Micro USB cable
- Wrist strap
- Instruction manual
- AC power code
Dimensions 58.1 x 101.6 x 35.5 mm (H x W x D)
Weight - 209 g (body only)
- 236 g (including battery and memory)
Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year
Customer reviews

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Liverpool GB Point & shoot
The flip screen is very useful to take quick selfies,works well with android app
Picture quality is bad even in good light, my galaxy S5 takes better quality pictures
Confirmed purchase: 11 November 2016
Published on: 26 November 2016
(5 out of 10)


Confirmed purchase: 30 September 2015
Published on: 16 October 2015
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