- 30x optical zoom ZEISS® lens plus 60x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Get super close and clear with the premium ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar
T* lens from wide angle (24mm equivalent) to 30x optical zoom plus 60x
Clear Image digital zoom. The ZEISS T* coating reduces undesirable
reflection, such as ghosting and flare, on the lens surface, while 30x
optical zoom allows you to get closer to your subject. With Clear Image
Zoom the powerful BIONZ® X processor compares patterns found
in adjacent pixels and creates new pixels to match selected patterns,
resulting in more realistic, higher-quality images. Clear Image Zoom
doubles optical zoom for closer photos.
- Superb 18.2MP image quality
The DSC- WX500 features an 18.2 megapixel backside illuminated Exmor R® CMOS image sensor with a BIONZ® X image processor. This brings out the full resolving power of the camera’s professional ZEISS®
Vario-Sonnar T* Lens to deliver high resolution, and stunning low-light
sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain
for both stills and movie.
- High-quality movies1 w/ XAVC S, AVCHD and MP4 codes
Capture high quality HD movies1
in the XAVC S format. With 50Mbps Full HD (1920x1080) 60p high quality
video recording, XAVC S enables beautiful video recording with minimal
compression noise even in scenes with a lot of movement. Linear PCM is
adopted for audio compression delivering incredible audio to match your
video. The camera also records in AVCHD, ideal for HDTV and Blu-ray
Disc™ burning, or your choice of highly compressed MP4 HD video ideal
- Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi®2 and NFC
Wi-Fi® connectivity allows you to control your camera with your compatible Smartphone or Tablet.
Frame your image on your device’s LCD and control the camera’s shutter.
You can even transfer the images taken directly to your mobile device
for quick editing and uploading - sharing has never been easier. With
(near field communication) - connectivity has been simplified to
one-touch. Simply touch the camera to the compatible NFC enabled device
- 5-axis image stabilization greatly reduces blur
Get remarkably sharp images with Sony’s Optical SteadyShot™
image stabilization for both stills and video. Additionally, intelligent
Active Mode combines 5-axis* image stabilization with Sony's advanced
frame-analysis technology to greatly reduce blur caused by camera shake
when shooting movies – allowing you to move along with the action – and
get clear images of your subject in motion – even when zoomed in.
- Selfie-ready multi-angle 3" Xtra Fine LCD™ display
Selfies have never been easier with a beautiful 3” (921k dots)
Xtra Fine LCD™ Display that rotates up approx. 180°. Easily frame for
selfies or to shoot objects like pets at eye-level without having to get
down on the ground. Simply scroll through menus and preview life thanks
to the large display which delivers brilliant-quality still images and
movies while enabling easy focusing operation.
- Keep your subject in focus with Lock-On AF
Lock-On AF (Auto Focus) gives you the ability to select a focus
point with subject recognition, then allows the camera to track and keep
your subject in sharp focus even when in motion.
- P/A/S/M modes, customizable settings & Memory Recall mode
For creative flexibility, you can enter Program Auto (P),
Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Speed Priority (S) or Manual Exposure (M)
mode for manual shooting. MR (Memory Recall) mode is available for
quick manual adjustment and a control ring - that can be assigned with
various functions - such as manual focusing or step zooming, allow for
superior control of your shooting experience.
- Enhance features w/ downloadable camera apps
Get creative with PlayMemories Camera Apps™
by applying exciting artistic effects or retouching images with
professional results, and then easily upload your photos to Facebook® or Instagram. Enjoy added functionality with apps that include Time Lapse, Smart Remote Control, and Direct Upload.
- Capture the decisive moment with up to 10fps
Never miss that decisive moment; like a bat hitting a baseball
or a fleeting smile. Capture full 18.2 megapixel resolution images at up
to 10 frames per second, with an ultra-fast shutter lag of Approx.