Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

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PHT301277
R4,999.00

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.

The white Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera from Sony has an 18.2MP BSI Exmor R CMOS Sensor and a powerful 30x optical zoom lens. In combination with the BIONZ X image processor, the sensor provides sharp imaging and fast autofocus speeds. The 30x optical zoom Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens has a 35mm focal length equivalency of 24-720mm which covers a full range of shooting situations from wide angle to telephoto. In addition, the camera has 60x digital zoom to allow you to effectively double the optical zoom range for distant image capture.

 

The WX500 also supports Full HD 1080p video capture at 60p, 60i, and 24p. In both still and video modes, the camera has Optical SteadyShot Hybrid image stabilization to help reduce shake and blur by countering camera movements in 5 axes, resulting in more stable stills and videos even at long focal lengths.

Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity allows you to instantly transfer images from your camera to your computer, smartphone, or tablet. With the included Sony PlayMemories App you can also use your smartphone as a remote control and viewer and directly send images to social media sites.

The 18.2MP CMOS back-illuminated sensor offers high resolution low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and reduced grain.
 
The BIONZ X image processor provides fast performance speeds, particularly when it comes to autofocus speeds at its long focal lengths.
 
The 30x optical zoom provides a 35mm focal length equivalency of 24-720mm, which covers a variety of shooting situations from wide-angle to telephoto. In addition, the 60x digital zoom effectively doubles the lens's reach.
 
The camera features a 180° tilting 921k-dot 3" LCD screen for shooting at various angles.
 
Record full HD 1080p videos in AVCHD or in the high-quality XAVC S format at 50 Mbps in multiple frame rates.
 
Photos can be viewed in 4K resolution on a compatible television via HDMI output.
 
The camera has built-in Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities to quickly share images. The PlayMemories Mobile App, available for both Android and iOS allows you to wirelessly transfer photos and videos to a connected smartphone or tablet. The application also allows your device to be used as wireless remote to control the camera.
More Information
ModelDSC-WX500
Auto FocusYes
Manual FocusYes
Max Resolution4896 x 3672
Minimum Shutter Speed30 sec
Maximum Shutter Speed1/2000 sec
ISO SensitivityAuto, 80-12800
Lense MountNo
Built in FlashNo
Sensor TypeBSI-CMOS
Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Effective Pixels18 megapixels
Optical Zoom30× (24–720 mm)
Video modes1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30p)
Screen Size3″ Tilting TFT-LCD
Live ViewYes
USB TypeUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
WifiYes
BatteryNP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & charger
Bag IncludedNo
Product Length (cm)10.000000
Product Width (cm)4.000000
Product Height (cm)6.000000
ManufacturerSony
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