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Sony DSC-WX500 Black Digital Camera

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Sony DSC-WX500 Black Digital Camera


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Sensor Type

1/2.3" type (7.82mm) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

Number of Pixels (Effective)



Lens type

ZEISS Vario Sonnar T* Lens

F-number (Maximum Aperture)

F3.5 (W) - 6.4 (T)

Focal length

f=4.1-123 mm

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


Digital Zoom (Still Image)

Up to 120x (VGA)

Optical Zoom



Screen Type

3.0'' (7.5 cm) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD


0.2-type electronic viewfinder



Optical Stedyshot

Focus Type

Contrast detection AF

Focus Mode

Single-shot AF, Continuous AF

Light Metering Mode

Multi Pattern;Center Weighted;Spot

Exposure Compensation

+/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)

ISO 80-12800

ISO Sensitivity (Movie)

ISO 80-3200

White Balance Modes

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)

Shooting Mode

Intelligent Auto;Superior Auto;Program Auto;Aperture Priority;Shutter Speed Priority;Manual Exposure;MR (Memory Recall) 1,2,3;Movie Mode (Intelligent Auto/Scene Selection);Panorama;Scene Selection

Scene Selection

Portrait;Advanced Sports Shooting;Landscape;Sunset;Night Scene;Handheld Twilight;Night Portrait;Anti Motion Blur;Backlight Correction HDR;Pet Mode;Gourmet;Beach;Snow;Fireworks;Soft Skin;High Sensitivity

Continuous Shooting Speed (Maximum) (Maximum Number of Recording Pixels)

10 fps (for up to 10 shots)


Off / 10sec. / 5sec. / 2sec. / 3 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable

Picture Effect

Still Image: Toy camera, Pop Colour, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolour, Illustration

Flash Mode

Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Rear Sync / Flash Off

Built-in Flash Range

ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3m to 5.4m (W) / Approx. 2.5m to 3.0m (T)

Flash Type

Built-in, manual pop-up

Image Processor


Panorama (Shooting)

Intelligent Sweep Panorama (supports 360 format)


Compatible Recording Media

Memory Stick Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo(High Speed);Memory Stick PROHG Duo;Memory Stick Micro;Memory Stick Micro (Mark2);SD Memory Card;SDHC Memory Card;SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I);microSD Memory Card;microSDHC Memory Card;microSDXC Memory Card

Recording Format

Still Image: JPEG(DCF Ver.2.0,Exif Ver.2.3,MRF Baseline complians);Movie: XAVC S, AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compatible, MP4

Movie Recording Mode (NTSC)

NTSC Mode: AVCHD (up to 1,920x1,080/60p at 28Mbps) / XAVC S (up to 1,920x1,080/60p at 50Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1,920x1,080/60fps at 28Mbps);PAL Mode: AVCHD (up to 1,920x1,080/50p at 28Mbps) / XAVC S (up to 1,920x1,080/50p at 50Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1,920x1,080/50fps at 28Mbps)

Still Image Resolution

3:2 mode: 16M (4,896×3,264) / 8.9M (3,648×2,432) / 4.5M (2,592×1,728), 4:3 mode: 18M (4,896×3,672) / 10M (3,648×2,736) / 5M (2,592×1,944) / VGA, 16:9 mode: 13M (4,896×2,752) / 7.5M (3,648×2,056) / 2.1M (1,920×1,080), 1:1 mode: 13M (3,664×3,664) / 7.5M (2,736×2,736) / 3.7M (1,920×1,920), Sweep Panorama: Wide (7,152×1,080/4,912×1,920), Standard (4,912×1,080/3,424×1,920), 360(11,520×1,080)


Input and Output Terminals

Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Multi/Micro USB Terminal

Wireless Capabilities

NFC One-touch functionality, Wi-Fi


Power Consumption (Camera Mode)

Approx. 1.4W

Battery Life (CIPA, Still Images)

Up to 400 shots / 200 minutes


Playback Functions

Slide Show;Forward/Rewind (Movie);Delete;Protect;Motion Shot Video;Beauty Effect;BRAVIA Sync (Control for HDMI);9/25-frame index view

Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)

101.6 x 58.1 x 35.5 mm


209 g (Body only), 236 g (With battery and media)

Additional Information

Camera Manufacturer Sony
Colour Black

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