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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera (Black)
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera (Black)

R6,695.00

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera is designed as a compact digital camera for the aim and shoot photographer and can be used for vlogging as well.

Key features built into the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera is an 18.2MB Back-Side-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor and an impressive 30x optical zoom. The BIONZ X image processor is needed for fast autofocus as the DSC-WX500 features a long 35mm vocal length equivalent to 24-720mm with 30x optical zoom and 60x digital zoom.
Additionally, the Sony WX500 supports Full HD 1080p capture at 60p, 60i and 24p. Optical SteadyShot Hybrid Image Stabilisation in still and video modes, assist in reducing camera shake using 5-axes, resulting in more stable stills and videos even at long focal lengths.

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera allows you to instantly transfer images and video from your camera to devices using the built-in WiFi and NFC connectivity. Videos and photos can also be uploaded straight to social media sites by using your mobile phone as remote through the included Sony PlayMemories App.

  • 18.2MP BSI Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 30x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 24-720mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0" 921k-Dot LCD
  • Full HD 1080/60p AVCHD/XAVC S Video
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
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SKU CAMSODSWX500
Brand Sony
Features

18.2MP Back-Side-Illuminated Exmor R CMOS Image Sensor

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera CMOS sensor offers low-light sensitivity with high resolutions with improved image clarity and reduced grain.

BIONZ X Image Processor

The BIONZ X image processor provides fast performance speeds, particularly when it comes to autofocus speeds at its long focal lengths.

Zeiss Vario-Sonnar Lens with 30x Optical Zoom and 60x Digital Zoom

An wide variety of shooting situations can be covered, from wide-angle to telephoto with the 30x optical zoom providing 35mm focal length equivalent of 24-720mm.

3" Tilting Screen

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera features a 180° tilting 921k-dot 3" LCD screen for shooting at various angles.

4K Still Images

With the WX500 images can be viewed in 4K resolution on a compatible television via HDMI port.

Built-In WiFi and NFC

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera allows you to instantly transfer images and video from your camera to devices using the built-in WiFi and NFC connectivity.

Optical SteadyShot Hybrid Image Stabilization

Optical SteadyShot Hybrid Image Stabilisation in still and video modes, assist in reducing camera shake using 5-axes, resulting in more stable stills and videos even at long focal lengths.

In the box
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Digital Camera (Black)
  • NP-BX1 Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Micro-USB Cable
  • Wrist Strap
Specifications

Imaging

Sensor Resolution Effective: 18.2 Megapixel
Maximum Resolution 4896 x 3672
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3"
Image File Format JPEG
Image Stabilization Optical (5-Axis)

Lens

Focal Length 4.3 to 129mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 720mm)
Optical Zoom 30x
Digital Zoom 2x Optimized (60x Combined Zoom)
Maximum Aperture f/3.5 to 6.4
Focus Range 5 cm to Infinity (Wide)
2.5 m to Infinity (Telephoto)
Optical Design 11 Elements in 10 Groups

Exposure Control

ISO Sensitivity 80 to 3200 (Extended: 80 to 12800)
Shutter Speed 1/2000 to 30 Seconds
Metering Method Centre-Weighted Average, Multi, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Incandescent, One Push, One Push Set, Shade
Continuous Shooting Up to 10 fps
Self-Timer 2/5/10-Second Delay
Special Options Beach, Fireworks, Food, Handheld Night, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset

Video

Recording Modes AVCHD/XAVC S
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 24.00p/59.94p
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 59.94i
Recording Limit Up to 29 Minutes
Video Encoding NTSC
Audio Recording Built-In Microphone
Audio File Format AAC LC, AC3, Dolby Digital 2ch, Linear PCM

Viewfinder and Monitor

Size 3"
Resolution 921,000 Dot
Display Type 180° Tilting LCD

Flash

Built-In Flash Yes
Flash Modes Flash On, Off, Rear Sync, Slow Sync
Effective Flash Range 1.0 to 17.7' / 0.3 to 5.4 m (Wide)
8.20 to 9.8' / 2.5 to 3 m (Telephoto)
External Flash Connection None

Interface

Memory Card Slots 1 x SD/SDHC/SDXC/microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Micro/Memory Stick Micro (M2)/Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed)/Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo
Connectivity Details HDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0, USB 2.0 Micro-B
Wireless Wi-Fi
GPS No

Physical

Battery 1 x NP-BX1 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Dimensions (W x H x D) 101.6 x 58.1 x 35.5 mm
Weight 209 g (Body Only)
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