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Sony DSC-WX500 Super Zoom Camera 18.2 Mega Pixel Cyber-shot W Series with 30x Optical Zoom (Black)

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Sony DSC-WX500 Super Zoom Camera 18.2 Mega Pixel Cyber-shot W Series with 30x Optical Zoom (Black)

  • Brand: Sony
  • MPN: DSCWX500B
  • Part #: CAMSNY775008
  • UPC:
  • Camera Megapixels:16MP - 20MP
  • Max Video Resolution:1920 x 1080p 60hz
  • Memory Card Support:SD Card
  • Durability:N/A
  • Wireless:Yes
  • HDMI Ports:Micro HDMI
  • USB Ports:1
  • Battery Type:Lithium Ion Packed With Instrument

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Features

Features

-World's smallest*1 camera with 30x optical zoom (up to 60x magnification with clear image zoom*2) and Optical SteadyShot
-New ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens with a 24mm*3 to 720mm*3 focal-length range
-180-degree tilt LCD screen for the perfectly framed selfie with easy retouching using Beauty Effect
-Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor with 18.2 effective megapixels
-BIONZ X engine with advanced image processing technologies for faster image processing and detailed reproduction
-XAVCS*4 high-quality Full HD (1920 x 1080) 60p/50p recording at 50Mbps to capture all fast-moving action moments


The Incredibly Compact Camera That Packs A Punch

The WX500 Compact Digital Camera truly belies its size. Boasting 30x optical zoom and up to 60x with Clear Image Zoom*1, it's the world's smallest*2 camera to offer such outstanding capability to cover nearly any shooting situation. This far-reaching potential brings distant subjects like wildlife and majestic buildings up close and personal to create powerfully dynamic photos. With Optical SteadyShot's precise camera shake detection, you can now achieve the crispest long shots any day and anywhere through a camera that fits right into your pocket.


Breakthrough Technology For Stunning Clarity

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Combining expertise in sensor technology and optics, the new ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens is the result of a collaboration with Sony to optimise and deliver sharp, brilliant images with rich contrast. Featuring well-controlled distortion throughout a broad 24-720mm*3 focal length range, you can be assured of pin sharp images from any distance.


Perfectly Composed Selfies At Any Moment

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Be camera ready from any angle with the convenient 180° tiltable LCD screen and touch shutter. Simply flip up the LCD screen and adjust the magnification with the zoom lever for easy self-shooting. Compose your selfies beautifully at any angle and wherever you are. Together with Beauty Effect which lets you tone and smooth skin, widen eyes and brighten smiles, you'll always look picture perfect even without a PC.

Stunning Low-Light Performance

_20150812121212_exmor_r_cmos_sensor_and_bionz_x.jpg (498?388)

Experience stunning low-light performance thanks to the 18.2MP back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. The unique back-illuminated technology powering the sensor enables it to utilise incident light more efficiently, doubling its sensitivity compared to conventional CMOS sensors. The result is a clearer, sharper image and drastically reduced noise even when shooting in dimly lit environments, whether in a party or out under the stars.

Detailed, True To Life Quality In Every Image

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With heightened processing speed, BIONZ X image processor reproduces textures and details in real life, and suppresses visual noise in specific areas to ensure sharp images. This results in realistic images with rich tonal gradations and a natural three-dimensional appearance, giving you sharp and outstanding picture quality with every snap.


Delicate, Dynamic, Detailed Recording

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Capture the tiniest of details with lifelike clarity thanks to the XAVC S recording format, which enables high-bitrate recording of up to 50Mbps*4. This heightens the precision and clarity of Full HD images, while suppressing compression noise, so you can always count on top video quality.

 

Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR

Type 
Exmor R CMOS sensor
Size 
1/2.3 type (7.82mm)
Gross Pixels 
Approx. 21.1 mega pixels
Effective Pixels 
Approx. 18.2 mega pixels

LENS

Lens Type 
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 11 elements in 10 groups (5aspheric element)
F Number 
F3.5 (W) - 6.4 (T)
Focal Length (f=) 
f=4.1 - 123mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 16:9 
f=26.5 - 795mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 4:3 
f=24 - 720mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 3:2 
f=25 - 750mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 1:1 
f=27.5 - 825mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 16:9 
f=26.5 - 795mm(SteadyShot Standard), f=28 - 1180mm(SteadyShot Active), f=31 - 1210mm(SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 4:3 
f=32.5 - 975mm(SteadyShot Standard), f=34.5 - 1450mm(SteadyShot Active), 38 - 1480mm(SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focus Range (iAuto) 
W: Approx. 5cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm to Infinity
Focus Range (Program Auto) 
W: Approx. 5cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm to Infinity
Optical Zoom 
30x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
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 *5
Precision Digital Zoom - Still Image 1
8M Approx. 120x/ 10M Approx. 161x/ 5.0M Approx. 226x/ VGA Approx. 459x/ 13M(16:9) Approx. 120x/ 2.1M(16:9) Approx. 306x *5

LCD

Screen Size 
Approx. 7.5cm (3.0 inch) 4:3 format
Number Of Dots 
921,600 dots
Name 
Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Adjustable angle 
Up by approx. 180 degrees
Brightness Setting 
Manual (5 steps)

SHOOTING SPECS

Imaging Processor 
BIONZ X
Image Stabilizer System 
(Still image) Optical SteadyShot, (Movie) Optical SteadyShot Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type
Focus Mode - Single-shot AF (AF-S) 
Yes
Focus Mode - Continuous AF (AF-C) 
Yes (Advanced sports & Movie Only)
Focus Area: Wide 
Yes
Focus Area: Center 
Yes
Focus Area Flexible Spot (S/M/L) 
Yes
Focus Area: Expanded Flexible Spot 
Yes
Lock On AF 
Yes
Light Metering - Multi Pattern 
Yes
Light Metering - Center-Weighted 
Yes
Light Metering - Spot 
Yes
Exposure Compensation 
+/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
Exposure Control 
Yes
ISO Sensitivity Setting (Still Image) 
(Auto(ISO80-3200), 80/ 100/ 200/ 400/ 800/ 1600/ 3200, Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO80-3200 same as selected range in Auto), 100/ 200/ 400/ 800/ 1600/ 3200/ 6400 *7 /12800 *7 )*6
ISO Sensitivity Setting (Movie) 
Auto:(ISO80Level-ISO1600Level)/ High Sensitivity:(ISO80Level-ISO3200Level)
White Balance 
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) *8
Image Control 
Long exposure NR
Noise Reduction 
Multi Frame NR:Auto, ISO100-12800
Self-Timer 
Off/ 10sec./ 5sec./ 2sec./ 3 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable
Flash Mode 
Auto/ Flash On/ Slow Sync./ Flash Off/ Rear Sync.
Flash Range 
ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3m to 5.4m(W)/ Approx. 2.5m to 3.0 m(T)
Auto Macro 
Yes
Auto Focus Illuminator 
Auto/Off
Aperture 
iAuto(F3.5-F6.3(W))/ Program Auto(F3.5-F6.3(W) )/ Manual(F3.5-F8.0(W))/ Aperture Priority(F3.5-F8.0(W))/ Shutter Priority(F3.5-F6.3(W))
Face Detection - Mode 
Off/ On(Regist Faces)/ On
Face Detection - Face Selection 
Yes (Key, Selected-face Memory)
Face Detection - Max. No of Detectable Faces 
8 faces

Manufacturer Part No: DSCWX500B Brand: Sony Product Type: Super Zoom Camera
UPC - Product Family: DSC-WX500 Shipping Weight: 1 kg
PB Part No: CAMSNY775008 Product Model: -

Warranty: 12 months local warranty *
* Warranty period is as stated above unless the manufacturer has chosen to specify a longer period.
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I have been using this camera for about 3 weeks and i think its overall a great camera for the price. Am impressed with the zoom function. And love the sports mode with children and pets, it allows be to take photos that never blur. The only down side is I find the focus button a bit of a pain to get use to. I would highly recommend this camera.
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Sony DSC-WX500 Super Zoom Camera 18.2 Mega Pixel Cyber-shot W Series with 30x Optical Zoom (Black)

  • Brand: Sony
  • MPN: DSCWX500B
  • Part #: CAMSNY775008
  • UPC:
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Features

Features

-World's smallest*1 camera with 30x optical zoom (up to 60x magnification with clear image zoom*2) and Optical SteadyShot
-New ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens with a 24mm*3 to 720mm*3 focal-length range
-180-degree tilt LCD screen for the perfectly framed selfie with easy retouching using Beauty Effect
-Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor with 18.2 effective megapixels
-BIONZ X engine with advanced image processing technologies for faster image processing and detailed reproduction
-XAVCS*4 high-quality Full HD (1920 x 1080) 60p/50p recording at 50Mbps to capture all fast-moving action moments


The Incredibly Compact Camera That Packs A Punch

The WX500 Compact Digital Camera truly belies its size. Boasting 30x optical zoom and up to 60x with Clear Image Zoom*1, it's the world's smallest*2 camera to offer such outstanding capability to cover nearly any shooting situation. This far-reaching potential brings distant subjects like wildlife and majestic buildings up close and personal to create powerfully dynamic photos. With Optical SteadyShot's precise camera shake detection, you can now achieve the crispest long shots any day and anywhere through a camera that fits right into your pocket.


Breakthrough Technology For Stunning Clarity

_20150812121222_zeiss-1x_vs_30x.jpg (491?401)

Combining expertise in sensor technology and optics, the new ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens is the result of a collaboration with Sony to optimise and deliver sharp, brilliant images with rich contrast. Featuring well-controlled distortion throughout a broad 24-720mm*3 focal length range, you can be assured of pin sharp images from any distance.


Perfectly Composed Selfies At Any Moment

_20150812121202_180_tiltable_monitor.jpg (930?368)

Be camera ready from any angle with the convenient 180° tiltable LCD screen and touch shutter. Simply flip up the LCD screen and adjust the magnification with the zoom lever for easy self-shooting. Compose your selfies beautifully at any angle and wherever you are. Together with Beauty Effect which lets you tone and smooth skin, widen eyes and brighten smiles, you'll always look picture perfect even without a PC.

Stunning Low-Light Performance

_20150812121212_exmor_r_cmos_sensor_and_bionz_x.jpg (498?388)

Experience stunning low-light performance thanks to the 18.2MP back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. The unique back-illuminated technology powering the sensor enables it to utilise incident light more efficiently, doubling its sensitivity compared to conventional CMOS sensors. The result is a clearer, sharper image and drastically reduced noise even when shooting in dimly lit environments, whether in a party or out under the stars.

Detailed, True To Life Quality In Every Image

_20150812121207_bionz_x.jpg (930?364)

With heightened processing speed, BIONZ X image processor reproduces textures and details in real life, and suppresses visual noise in specific areas to ensure sharp images. This results in realistic images with rich tonal gradations and a natural three-dimensional appearance, giving you sharp and outstanding picture quality with every snap.


Delicate, Dynamic, Detailed Recording

_20150812121217_xavc_s.jpg (930?364)

Capture the tiniest of details with lifelike clarity thanks to the XAVC S recording format, which enables high-bitrate recording of up to 50Mbps*4. This heightens the precision and clarity of Full HD images, while suppressing compression noise, so you can always count on top video quality.

 

Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR

Type 
Exmor R CMOS sensor
Size 
1/2.3 type (7.82mm)
Gross Pixels 
Approx. 21.1 mega pixels
Effective Pixels 
Approx. 18.2 mega pixels

LENS

Lens Type 
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 11 elements in 10 groups (5aspheric element)
F Number 
F3.5 (W) - 6.4 (T)
Focal Length (f=) 
f=4.1 - 123mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 16:9 
f=26.5 - 795mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 4:3 
f=24 - 720mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 3:2 
f=25 - 750mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Still Image 1:1 
f=27.5 - 825mm
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 16:9 
f=26.5 - 795mm(SteadyShot Standard), f=28 - 1180mm(SteadyShot Active), f=31 - 1210mm(SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focal Length (35mm conversion) - Movie 4:3 
f=32.5 - 975mm(SteadyShot Standard), f=34.5 - 1450mm(SteadyShot Active), 38 - 1480mm(SteadyShot InteligentActive)
Focus Range (iAuto) 
W: Approx. 5cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm to Infinity
Focus Range (Program Auto) 
W: Approx. 5cm to Infinity, T: Approx. 250cm to Infinity
Optical Zoom 
30x (Optical Zoom during movie recording)
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 *5
Precision Digital Zoom - Still Image 1
8M Approx. 120x/ 10M Approx. 161x/ 5.0M Approx. 226x/ VGA Approx. 459x/ 13M(16:9) Approx. 120x/ 2.1M(16:9) Approx. 306x *5

LCD

Screen Size 
Approx. 7.5cm (3.0 inch) 4:3 format
Number Of Dots 
921,600 dots
Name 
Xtra Fine / TFT LCD
Adjustable angle 
Up by approx. 180 degrees
Brightness Setting 
Manual (5 steps)

SHOOTING SPECS

Imaging Processor 
BIONZ X
Image Stabilizer System 
(Still image) Optical SteadyShot, (Movie) Optical SteadyShot Intelligent Active Mode, Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type
Focus Mode - Single-shot AF (AF-S) 
Yes
Focus Mode - Continuous AF (AF-C) 
Yes (Advanced sports & Movie Only)
Focus Area: Wide 
Yes
Focus Area: Center 
Yes
Focus Area Flexible Spot (S/M/L) 
Yes
Focus Area: Expanded Flexible Spot 
Yes
Lock On AF 
Yes
Light Metering - Multi Pattern 
Yes
Light Metering - Center-Weighted 
Yes
Light Metering - Spot 
Yes
Exposure Compensation 
+/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
Exposure Control 
Yes
ISO Sensitivity Setting (Still Image) 
(Auto(ISO80-3200), 80/ 100/ 200/ 400/ 800/ 1600/ 3200, Multi-Frame NR:Auto(ISO80-3200 same as selected range in Auto), 100/ 200/ 400/ 800/ 1600/ 3200/ 6400 *7 /12800 *7 )*6
ISO Sensitivity Setting (Movie) 
Auto:(ISO80Level-ISO1600Level)/ High Sensitivity:(ISO80Level-ISO3200Level)
White Balance 
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) *8
Image Control 
Long exposure NR
Noise Reduction 
Multi Frame NR:Auto, ISO100-12800
Self-Timer 
Off/ 10sec./ 5sec./ 2sec./ 3 consecutive shots with 10sec. 5sec. or 2sec. delay selectable
Flash Mode 
Auto/ Flash On/ Slow Sync./ Flash Off/ Rear Sync.
Flash Range 
ISO Auto: Approx. 0.3m to 5.4m(W)/ Approx. 2.5m to 3.0 m(T)
Auto Macro 
Yes
Auto Focus Illuminator 
Auto/Off
Aperture 
iAuto(F3.5-F6.3(W))/ Program Auto(F3.5-F6.3(W) )/ Manual(F3.5-F8.0(W))/ Aperture Priority(F3.5-F8.0(W))/ Shutter Priority(F3.5-F6.3(W))
Face Detection - Mode 
Off/ On(Regist Faces)/ On
Face Detection - Face Selection 
Yes (Key, Selected-face Memory)
Face Detection - Max. No of Detectable Faces 
8 faces

Date Created: 06:00, 24-05-2019
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/CAMSNY775008/Sony-DSC-WX500-Super-Zoom-Camera-182-Mega-Pixel-Cy
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