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Sony Announces WX500 Digicam Share This on LinkedIn   Share This on Google   Tweet This   Forward This

13 April 2015

Sony announced its WX500 digicam with an 18.2-megapixel BSI Exmor R CMOS sensor matched to a 30x optical zoom lens with a 35mm focal length equivalence of 24-720mm.

The WX500 captures Full HD 1080p video capture at 60p, 60i and 24p. Shooting either still or video, the HX90V offers Optical SteadyShot Hybrid image stabilization along five axes.

Built-in Wi-Fi can transfer images from your camera to your computer, smartphone or tablet while GPS tags your images with location data.


Highlights of the WX500 include:

  • 18.2-Mp BSI Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • Bionz X image processor
  • Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 30x optical zoom lens
  • 24-720mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0-inch 921k-Dot LCD
  • Full HD 1080/60p AVCHD/XAVC S Video
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization


Available in black or silver, the WX500 lists for $328 at both Adorama and B&H, which will begin accepting orders April 19.

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