Sony DSC-WX500 Cyber Shot Black Camera

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Improve your selfie, and take it easily, too. A 180-degree tiltable LCD monitor makes it simple to see how you look in the frame. Meet the new Sony WX500 — the world’s smallest1 camera to contain the far-reaching performance of a ZEISS® 30x optical zoom lens. With so much creative capability at hand to shoot for fun, you'll capture more star quality in every image.


The synergy of a higher-performance CMOS image sensor, lightning-quick image processor and legendary lens pack the latest optical and engineering advancements into an amazingly compact form.


The ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 30x optical zoom lens extends a legacy of high-precision optics to capture clear, sharp, undegraded images throughout a 24–720 mm2 range.


Now, it's easier than ever to shoot for a look that you like in selfies, portraits and everything else with the flexibility that a full-tilt LCD monitor, customisable functions and easy photo retouching provide.



Type Exmor R CMOS sensor
Size 1/2.3 type (7.82mm)
Gross Pixels Approx. 21.1 mega pixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 18.2 mega pixels
Lens Type ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 11 elements in 10 groups (5aspheric element)
F Number F3.5 (W) - 6.4 (T)
Focal Length (f=) f=4.1 - 123mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 16:9 f=26.5 - 795mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 4:3 f=24 - 720mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 3:2 f=25 - 750mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 1:1 f=27.5 - 825mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 16:9 f=26.5 - 795mm(SteadyShot Standard), f=28 - 1180mm(SteadyShot Active), f=31 - 1210mm(SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 4:3 f=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 Zoom 30x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
Clear Image Zoom Still 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 Image 18M Approx. 120x/ 10M Approx. 161x/ 5.0M Approx. 226x/ VGA Approx. 459x/ 13M(16:9) Approx. 120x/ 2.1M(16:9) Approx. 306x *5
Screen Size Approx. 7.5cm (3.0 inch) 4:3 format
Number Of Dots 921,600 dots
Name Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Adjustable angle Up by approx. 180 degrees
Brightness Setting Manual (5 steps)
Imaging Processor BIONZ 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: Wide Yes
Focus Area: Center Yes
Focus Area Flexible Spot (S/M/L) Yes
Focus Area: Expanded Flexible Spot Yes
Lock On AF Yes
Light Metering - Multi Pattern Yes
Light Metering - Center-Weighted Yes
Light Metering - Spot Yes
Exposure Compensation +/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
Exposure Control Yes
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 Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluor.: Cool White, Fluor.: Day White, Fluor.: Daylight, Flash, Custom, One Push, One Push Set
Shutter Speed iAuto (4" - 1/2000)/ Program Auto (1" - 1/2000)/ Aperture Priority (8" - 1/2000)/ Shutter Priority (30" - 1/2000)/ Manual (30" - 1/2000) *8
Image Control Long exposure NR
Noise Reduction Multi Frame NR:Auto, ISO100-12800
Self-Timer Off/ 10sec./ 5sec./ 2sec./ 3 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable
Flash Mode Auto/ Flash On/ Slow Sync./ Flash Off/ Rear Sync.
Flash Range ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3m to 5.4m(W)/ Approx. 2.5m to 3.0 m(T)
Auto Macro Yes
Auto Focus Illuminator Auto/Off
Aperture iAuto(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 - Mode Off/ On(Regist Faces)/ On
Face Detection - Face Selection Yes (Key, Selected-face Memory)
Face Detection - Max. No of Detectable Faces 8 faces
Superior Auto Yes
Intelligent Auto Yes
Program Auto (Program shift available) Yes
Shutter Speed Priority Yes
Aperture Priority Yes
Movie Mode(Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure) Yes
Panorama Yes
Scene Selection Yes
MR (Memory Recall) 1,2,3 Yes
Manual Exposure Yes
High Sensitivity Yes
Night Scene Yes
Night Portrait Yes
Portrait Yes
Landscape Yes
Beach Yes
Snow Yes
Fireworks Yes
Advanced Sports Shooting Yes
Gourmet Yes
Pet Yes
Soft Skin Yes
Handheld Twilight Yes
Anti Motion Blur Yes
Backlight Correction HDR Yes
Sunset Yes
HDR Painting Yes
Rich-tone Monochrome Yes
Miniature Yes
Toy Camera Yes
Pop Colour Yes
Partial Colour Yes
Soft High-key Yes
Water Colour Yes
Posterization Yes
Retro Photo Yes
Soft Focus Yes
High Contrast Monochrome Yes
Illustration Yes
Memory Stick Duo (Still Image / Movies) Yes*10
Memory Stick PRO Duo (Still Image / Movies) Yes*10
Memory Stick PRO Duo - High Speed Yes*10
Memory Stick PRO HG Duo Yes*10
SD Memory Card Yes*10
SDHC Memory Card Yes*10
SDXC Memory Card Yes*10
Memory Stick Micro Yes*10 *11
Memory Stick Micro (Mark2) Yes*10 *11
Micro SD Memory Card Yes*10 *11
Micro SDHC Memory Card Yes*10 *11
Micro SDXC Memory Card Yes*10 *11
13M (3,664×3,664) 1:1 mode Yes
7.5M (2,736×2,736) 1:1 mode

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