Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 18.2MP Compact Digital Camera Black - UK Model

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  • 18.2MP BSI Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3.0" 921k-dot Touchscreen LCD






 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty




Sony WX500 engineered as the world’s smartest digital camera to house a beyond to reality photographic experience with ease and contentment. The camera comes with 18.2 MP Exmor R sensors, 30x optical ZEISS zoom lens technology to provide dazzling photographic results. The camera incorporates ZEISS T next-generation multi-layer and hi-tech anti-reflective coating technology to effectively minimize flare and surface ghosting. The stunning high ISO 12,800 allows you to record your best moments without external flash requirements. The stunning camera comes with a BIONZ X processor to provide you close to nature and breathe taking realistic images, more affluent tonal gradations and low noise to capture your images and videos in sharp resolution. Enhanced professional features such as, Advanced Spatial Recognition AF, AVCHD or XAVC S format support, clear HDMI output, 5-axis digital stabilization and easily handle body structure add to the beauty and performance of the camera.  The brilliance of Sony WX500 is sure to enhance your photographic skills to pro levels with ease and user-friendliness.

ZEISS T Anti-Reflective Coating Technology

The camera combines and incorporates over a century of ZEISS expertise to provide ultra-high-precision optical performance. With a dynamic 24-720mm lens, the Sony WX500 enhances the natural splendor to provide unlimited sharpness and intact images for landscape and close-up images. The camera features the ZEISS T next-generation multi-layer and high-tech anti-reflective coating technology that effectively minimizes and ghosts the surface.


The camera is loaded with an 18.2-megapixel Exmor R sensor, based on BSI-CMOS sensor and offers the most stunning features to capture your special moments using a full shooting speed of 10 fps, making it the perfect solution for a wide range of full capture options.

30x Optical Zoom

The camera features a dynamic 30x Zeiss Vario-Sonar optical zoom lens to capture realistic images to capture your images and videos, enhancing the legacy and ability of precision optics to deliver even greater and more powerful tonal upgrades and extremely low noise.

Wider Sensor Surface

The Sony WX500 comes with a dynamic 18.2MP1 / 2.3 variant. 3.5 (W) - 6.4 (T) is a dynamic Exmor R CMOS sensor technology with a maximum aperture and a focal length of 4.1–123 mm, which offers a wider surface area than traditional compact camera systems. The wide surface area provides excellent control for wide views and much greater sensitivity to low light shoots.

High ISO

The camera allows you to improve the quality of your images with the ultimate high sensitivity for images, and the higher ISO range for images from 80 to 12,800 and for video ISO 80-3200, the better the results. The stunning high ISO allows you to record your best moments without your natural brightness and uses amazingly fast shutter speeds for motion freezing and low light conditions, making it ideal for dynamic motion capturing and cloudy days and highly compatible.

BIONZ X processor

The camera comes with all the groundbreaking techniques needed to turn the sensor captured light into stunning digital photographs. The processing technology needed to achieve this must be as powerful as the lenses and high-resolution sensors. The camera is embedded with a powerful, so you can enhance your image, take realistic pictures, have rich tonal levels and make less noise to capture your images and videos.

3-Inch 921k Dot Touch Screen

The camera comes with a 3-inch 921k dot touch screen with an ultimate high-resolution 180-degree tilting LCD monitor, built with tilting functionality and allows ideal framing of your overhead and low light views.

5-Axis Digital Stabilization

The camera has auto-focus technology to provide razor-sharp resolution and stability to your subjects, ensuring the stability of the footage with 5-axis digital stabilization even when you are moving and a built-in handheld image Stabilizer to capture your shots without fear of camera shake during film shoots.

10fps continuous shooting

Imprison your special moments by using 10fps continuous shooting speed with full resolution, making it an ideal solution for capturing the landscape, portraits and distant views                                       

XAVC S format

The camera offers an excellent high-bitrate for XAVC S format, which allows you to capture beyond reality graphics for video. In addition to providing incredible quality, the XAVC S is formatted from XAVC, widely integrated by expert filmmakers and videographers to provide fast data compression that offers user-friendly editing and file sizing.

High Frame Rate Support

That camera allows you to record the best moments of your life in high-resolution video, which is ideal for viewing, with a wide range of video formats available. Record your best moments to enchant the high-bit rates of AVCHD or XAVC, and achieve easy and fast editing and playback for larger screens. You can also opt for MP4 mode for faster uploads and shares.

Spatial Recognition Algorithm

The camera is loaded with a dynamic spatial recognition algorithm, which provides a better optimized and accurate lens driver to enhance AF's response to new levels, allowing image capture easily and quickly.

NFC & Wi- Fi

 Extraordinary features such as touch sharing via NFC allow you to capture amazing speed and still shots using amazing smartphones and tablets. The Sony WX500 allows direct image sharing to your favorite apps via high-speed WiFi.

Amazing Controls                                                                

 Feel free to express your creativity and imagination through still images with shutter-speed, aperture priority, manual and exposure modes with the Sony WX500. These exceptional features allow you to manually capture exposure controls and background blur adjustments.

Power Source

The camera comes with NP-BX1 rechargeable battery and provides approx 360 images and 75 minutes of video recording so you can take beautiful shots of your travel journey all day long.

Physical Specifications

The camera comes in super sleek dimensions 101.6 x 58.1 x 35.5 mm and weighs only 209g for utmost easy and lightweight carrying experience. The camera is designed to optimally operate at  0 – 40 Celsius with operating humidity at 85% or less.

More Information
GTIN/UPC/EAN 4548736014152
MPN dsc-wx500
SKU 6151
Condition New
Body Type Compact
Camera Model DSC-WX500
Sensor Features
Max Resolution 4896 x 3672
Actual Pixels 18.2MP
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Processor Bionz X
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
ISO Range Auto, 80-12800
White balance presets 8
Image stabilization Optical
JPEG quality levels Fine, standard
Uncompressed format No
Focus & Optics
Focal length (equiv.) 24–720 mm
Optical zoom 30×
Maximum aperture F3.5–6.4
Digital zoom Yes (2X-4X)
Focus range 5 cm / 1.97" (Normal & Macro)
Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor)
Selective single-point
Face Detection
Live View
Screen & Viewfinder
Live view Yes
Screen size 3″
Screen dots 921,000
Screen type TFT-LCD
Viewfinder type None
Exposure Features
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Built-in flash Yes
External flash No
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Self-timer Yes
Metering modes Multi
Videography Features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p)
1280 x 720 (30p)
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone/Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery Life (CIPA) 360
Battery description NP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & charger
Weight 7.37 oz / 209 g
Dimensions 4 x 2.3 x 1.4" / 101.6 x 58.1 x 35.5 mm