Sony - DSC-WX500 18.2-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black

Capture sharp photos and videos of important moments and events with this Sony DSC-WX500 digital camera, which features an 18.2-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor and ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens. Built-in Wi-Fi makes it easy to share images across devices.

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  • Sony - DSC-WX500 18.2-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black
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What's Included

  • DSC-WX500 18.2-Megapixel Digital Camera
  • Rechargeable battery pack (NP-BX1)
  • AC adapter (AC-UB10C/UB10D)
  • Micro USB cable
  • Wrist strap
  • Owner's manual

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.55 out of 5 stars.
89% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (24 out of 27)

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Product Features

18.2-megapixel 1/2.3" Exmor R CMOS sensor

Captures high-resolution images up to 4896 x 3264 pixels.

30x optical/120x digital/3600x total zoom

Along with 60x Clear Image digital zoom through a ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens, with 11 elements in 10 groups, for precise zooming and accuracy.

3" Xtra Fine LCD

With up to 180° angle adjustment, 5-step manual brightness adjustment and 921,600 dots resolution makes it easy to review footage. A viewfinder helps you set up your shots.

High-definition movie mode

Enables you to capture 1080/60p/24p video footage with linear PCM audio.

BIONZ X processor

Promotes realistic image capture.

Optical SteadyShot 5-axis image stabilization

Minimizes the effects of camera shake and vibration to promote clear photos. Intelligent Active Mode uses advanced frame-analysis technology to reduce blurring.

Burst mode

Enables you to capture images in rapid succession at up to 10 fps (frames per second) for up to 10 shots.

Scene modes

Include portrait, advanced sports shooting, landscape, sunset, night scene, handheld twilight, night portrait, antimotion blur, backlight correction HDR, pet mode, gourmet, beach, snow, fireworks, soft skin and high sensitivity.

White balance modes

Include auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent (cool white, day white, daylight), flash, custom, one push and one push set for shooting in a variety of lighting conditions.

Built-in manual pop-up flash

Enables you to add light to scenes when necessary.

Picture effects

Include toy camera, pop color, posterization, retro photo, soft high-key, partial color, high-contrast mono, soft focus, HDR painting, richtone monochrome, miniature, watercolor and illustration to enhance your creativity.

Single-shot autofocus

Along with continuous autofocus in advanced sports and movie modes makes it easy to bring subjects into clear view.

Built-in Wi-Fi

Enables you to share photos and control the camera using your compatible phone or tablet. NFC (near-field communication) technology simplifies pairing with select devices.

Card slot

Supports MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, MS PRO-HG Duo, MS Micro, SD, SDHC, SDXC, microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC formats.

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What Experts are Saying

Rating, 4.3 out of 5 with 6 reviews

Overall Customer Rating

89%of customers recommend this product.



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                  Rating, 4.3 out of 5 with 6 reviews
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                  The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about connectivity, shutter, stabilizer and exposure. Editors are less positive about viewfinder. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 86/100 = Very good quality.
                  • Tom's GuideRating, 4.5 out of 5Theano Nikitas on July 11, 2016
                    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Review: Best Compact Camera
                    For $300, you get a lot of bang for your buck with the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500. And, its wide feature set and shooting options means that anyone in the family can use it — from snap shooters to savvy photographers. Running a close second is theFull Review
                  • ePHOTOzine (UK)Joshua Waller on October 26, 2015
                    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Review
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                  • PhotographyBLOGRating, 4 out of 5Mark Goldstein on September 7, 2015
                    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Review
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                  • TechRadar (UK)Angela Nicholson on April 14, 2015
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                  • Steve's DigicamsWilliam Chambers on April 13, 2015
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                    Sony has just launched two new powerful Cyber-shot models, the DSC-WX500 and DSC-HX90V, which both share the label of the world's "smallest 30x optical zoom compact camera" (as of 4/13/2015). Offering nearly identical specifications, these two newFull Review
                  • The Imaging Resource!Mike Tomkins on April 13, 2015
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