WX500 Compact Camera with 30x Optical Zoom
Shoot your best — Look even better
Improve your selfie, and take it easy, too. A 180-degree tiltable LCD monitor makes it simple to see how you look in the frame. Meet the new Sony WX500 — the world’s smallest camera to contain the far-reaching performance of a ZEISS® 30x optical zoom lens. With so much creative capability at hand to shoot for fun, you'll capture more star quality in every image.
The Elements of Comprehensive Image Quality
The synergy of a higher-performance CMOS image sensor, lightning-quick image processor and legendary lens pack the latest optical and engineering advancements into an amazingly compact form.
Renowned ZEISS® optics
Legendary ZEISS® quality delivers brilliant sharpness, rich contrast and minimal distortion.
Exmor R® CMOS sensor
A back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS sensor with 18.2 effective megapixels takes in more light for greater detail in every shot.
BIONZ X™ image processing engine
Now reproducing more realistic detail and colour in images with less diffraction and noise.
Greater Selfie Satisfaction Assured
Now, it's easier than ever to shoot for a look that you like in selfies, portraits and everything else with the flexibility that a full-tilt LCD monitor, customisable functions and easy photo retouching provide.
Extra-speedy & precise Fast Intelligent AF
An improved spatial object detection algorithm realizes a more optimal and accurate lens drive to make AF even faster, for capturing more fleeting moments with ease.
Set the Right Mode in Motion
Whether you want to share action quickly or save it at a higher resolution for editing, it's simple to make format, mode, exposure and other settings, then start to record.
Movies in versatile formats
Record in XAVC S or AVCHD high-resolution movie format and as MP4 file.
Keep the blurs away
Intelligent Active Mode w. 5-axis image stabilisation + frame analysis.
Get Upwardly Mobile
With its high battery capacity, connectivity for mobile sharing and smart, compact design, the Sony WX500 is extraordinarily easy to take and have fun with over the long run, wherever you go.
Share with ease — Gain remote control
Wi-Fi® connectivity with iOS and Android™ smartphones for remote camera control and still/video sharing is easy. In addition to Wi-Fi support for connecting to smartphones, NFC technology (near field communication) provides “One-touch connection” to compatible Android™ smartphones and tablets. Users need only touch devices to connect; no complex set-up is required.
Apply glamour for more beautiful portraits
PlayMemories Camera Apps
PlayMemories Camera Apps include free My Best Portrait for adding brightening and softening effects to skin, and sparkling catch-light effects to eyes in selfies and portraits.
*Note: Services availability depends on region.
My Best Portrait
Add skin-softening, skin-brightening and eye catch-light effects.
Smart Remote Control
Use a smartphone to control exposure, release shutter and receive photos.
Sync to Smartphone
Transfers photos to a mobile device automatically after powering off.
Choose your colour
Pick a camera colour that suits your style: black, white or red.
Stay in style
An optional accessory set of soft body case, lens jacket and shoulder strap (LCJ-HWA) keeps the camera in style. The body case doesn’t have to be removed during shooting.
Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X
This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.
- Sensor Type
- 1/2.3 inch (7.82 mm) Exmor R® CMOS sensor
- Number of Pixels (Effective)
- ISO Sensitivity (Still Image)(Recommended Exposure Index)
- ISO 80-12800