Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Overview

Announced Apr 14, 2015 •
18 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 720 mm (30×)
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Product description
Announced Apr 14, 2015

The Sony Cyber-shot WX500 is, at the time of its release, the world's smallest superzoom camera (along with its sibling, the HX70V). It features a 30X zoom equivalent to 24-720mm, optical image stabilization, and an 18.2MP BSI CMOS sensor. Photos can be composed on a 3" LCD that tilts upward 180 degrees. Also borrowed from the RX100 is a customizable ring around the front of the lens. The HX90V can record video at 1080/60p using the XAVC S codec, which allows for bit rates up to 50MBps. The camera also has built-in Wi-Fi with NFC with downloadable apps.

Quick specs
Body type Compact
Max resolution 4896 x 3672
Effective pixels 18 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
ISO Auto, 80-12800
Focal length (equiv.) 24–720 mm
Max aperture F3.5–6.4
Articulated LCD Tilting
Screen size 3
Screen dots 921,000
Max shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 236 g (0.52 lb / 8.32 oz)
Dimensions 102 x 58 x 36 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.42)
GPS None

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