Sony WX500 Review – Ultimate Full Guide 2019

sony wx500 review

sony wx500

Rs- 19,990

Image Quality




Easy to use




Value of Money



  • Quality Images
  • Full HD video
  • Easy to carry
  • Long Battery Life
  • 180 Degree Move for Selfie


  • High price
  • Models open with up to f/3.5
  • LCD screen
  • Lack of Manual Focus

If you think to purchase sony wx500 then you should read our sony wx500 review because in this review I will share every think about sony wx500 such as Features, specification, price, compare, technical detail and personnel experience after used this camera for 1 years then I able to Written review on this sony wx500 camera.

May be after you read this review you feel that this sony wx500 review help me to take decision or may be feel dissatisfaction after read this review but I sure after you read this review you want to thanks me for this beautiful review on sony wx500 camera. So lets’ start read without waste for time.

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Sony WX500 Review in Detail

Sony is the international company which we know about their quality and trusted product. This company made multi product but in this post we tell about the sony wx500 camera. This camera come with lot of quality images and some technical feature that help to improve photography experience with this sony wx500 camera. Sony is international company you sony global headquarter.

sony wx500 is digital camera it is belie in size, high boast 30x optical zoom or up-to 60x with high quality images. This WX500 is smallest camera with come great capability to click photo in any situation or condition. This WX500 is shoot photo from wide distance with clear image. So this Camera is good for traveling that you can easy shoot photo such as wild life, mountain, desert and tall building with high zoom without loss any image pixels.

You can take from this camera long shoot any day or any where with high dynamic images any easy to carry this camera and you can fit in jeans pocket because this is smallest camera with high zoom or dynamic photos.

Sony WX500 Camera Features

  • 30x optical Zoom
  • LCD screen at move 180 degree for selfie or with auto beauty face ( Photo Retouching)
  • XAVCS 4k High quality full HD video Recording with 1920 *1080 pixel at 50p/60p.
  • Recording at 50Mbps to copture fast motion and moving action of body.
  • Processor BIONZ X engine for advance photo capture technology or image reproduction.
  • Black color body of illuminated exmor R CMOS photo sensor with 18.2 mega pixel.
  • Camera angel move at 180 degree adjusted to take any angel images.
  • ZEISS Vario-sonnar T* lens with 24 mm *3 to 720 mm 9 focal range.
  • Maximum Aperture : Program Auto(F3.5 F6.3(W) )/ iAuto(F3.5-F6.3(W))/ Shutter Priority(F3.5-F6.3(W)/Aperture Priority(F3.5-F8.0(W).
  • World Smallest Camera with high quality Zoom or Dynamic quality images.

sony wx500 Camera Pros

  • 30X Optical Zoom. Easy to capture wide range photo without loss any pixel.
  • World smallest camera easy to carry outside or fit in pocket.
  • Long Battery Life.
  • Full HD video Recording at 1920*1080180 degree move camera angle.
  • BIONZ X engine with advance technology.
  • New ZEISS Vario sonnar lens
  • Compact size.

sony wx500 Camera Cons

  • High Price may be it’s difficult to fit in your Budget.
  • Models open with up to f/3.5.
  • LCD screen (not LED)
  • Auto Focus but in this camera has not manual focus that you means you can’t adjusted focus on specific object in image.

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Why You Should Buy This sony wx500 Camera ?

Compact Camera with High Zoom – This WX500 come with 30x zoom images. you can capture wide range building, mountain etc with 30x zoom without loss any image pixel. In this 30x optical zoom and up to 60x with quality image. It;s one of the world smallest camera in the world. This camera for traveling because in the traveling you need to capture far image so from this camera you easily capture images with dynamic quality.There is how zoom work better zoom.

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This WX500 camera have optical steady shots images with shake detection, You can shot photo any day or any time with compact camera which easy to fit in pocket.

Technology for Clear Quality Images – WX500 used new technology to improve image quality. Such as Sensor, optical, new ZEISS vario – sonnar less that help to sharp and brilliant images, 24-720mm*3 focal length lens. But there also tips to capture best quality images.

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This WX500 camera work in low light area because due to 18.2 MP illuminated Exomor R CMOS sensor. In this have illuminated technology that enable to capture images  more efficiently. you can double sensitivity compared to CMOS sensors. So you can capture high quality images with high megapixel. You can used this in low light, party any where and enjoy this clear or brilliant images quality.

sony wx500 Camera for Selfie – In now days selfie is on trend you can enjoy selfie from this camera because this camera angle can move 180 degree.&LCD screen. You can zoom in front camera and after shot photo there have option to retouching images and increase image quality. In this have great beauty effects.there you should know how to take wx500 selfie.

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Their Beauty Effect remove small dark dot on you face or smoothly clear you face. so you always get beauty picture without photo shop or any software for beauty effect.

Natural Images-  BIONZ X images process help to reproduce texture or details in real life image. In this have suppress visual noise in any area to capture high sharp quality images. Wx500 camera have 3D look which look like naturally due to great lens for zoom image and help to get natural images.

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Video Recording –WX500 Recording full HD video in 1920*18080 pixels. There Bit-rate recording up to 50Mbps. In this used XAV C s recording format that enable to get high quality video and easy to capture video in body movement. So you can recording video at high quality. If your you-tuber or traveler then this camera is great option for you. Now jump to another part of sony wx500 review.

Why this sony wx500 Camera is Unique ?

Intelligent Mode – In WX500 have intelligent active mode that means this mode attach 5-axis photo with frame analysis technology to get perfect remove camera shake when you shoot videos. This mode allows to focus on specific face or movement. that allow to et clear image in motion image or moving in video.

Picture Effect – In this have picture effect features that help to show creative expression with this features. Such as vividness, tweak brightness, color and texture according to your needs. this show picture after shooting 13 different effects, involves 6 more new such as miniature, water-color, soft high key, illustration and toy camera. more about picture effect.

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Share with Friends – When we shoot osm photo of themselves then we want to share this images with friends and family. So this WX500 camera provide you share button on images that means you easily share with your friends only by one click on-screen. You are also transfer image from one device to another device by using WiFi or NFC technology this is option to connect camera with smart phone. So this is wireless connected camera..

Pop-up Flash – When you shoot the picture in dark light then auto their flash mode on and flash pop up when you click a photo. This is ISO sensitivity to supply illumination from camera flash unit.

Intelligent AF & lock – When you capture moving images or moving video then there have option to fast intelligent AF or even lock on AF. This feature is auto focus on face and lock them when face on moving. That help to take clear face without bluer face.

Memory Card – In this have song memory card this help to transfer images and share picture with friends. You can used with PSP, Xperia smart phone and sony camera.

Camera Focusing- WX500 is allowed to auto focus on specific face. There Focus range is EV 2 to 16 at ISO 100 Equivalent. There focus has problem that you can not manual focus on face means you couldn’t adjusted focus on camera. In this auto focus. This WX500 can focus close range is 5 cm at wide angel, 8’2″ or 250 cm at telephoto angel picture.

Camera Lens – WX500 come with new zeiss vario- sonnar T* lens. Their Lens have 11 elements in 10 group and in this 5 element has aspherics, 5 bladed aperture iris, 5 axis steady shot image stabilization for quality picture.

Camera Buffer –  The WX500 allow to capture images at rate 10 frame per second with buffer deep of 10 full- resolution images. In this camera buffer has average to bluer images.

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Sony wx500 Technical Detail

 Camera Brand Sony
Camera ModelDSC-WX500
Camera Name sony Cyber-shot W Series
Camera Weight209 gm
Camera Dimensions 3.6 x 10.2 x 5.8 cm
Camera model number DSC-WX500
Camera Included ComponentsAC AdaptorAC-UB10C/UB10D, Micro USB cable, Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code
Camera Auto FocusYes
Camera Screen Size3 Inches LCD screen
Camera Image StabilizationYes
Camera Image StabilizationYes
Optical Zoom Camera30x
Digital Zoom Camera18x
Optical Sensor Resolution Camera18.2 Megapixels
Camera Min Focal Length123 Millimeters
Batteries Included in CameraNo required
Has Self Timer in Camera yes
Flash Modes CameraFlash Off, Slow Synchro, Auto, Flash On.
Viewfinder Camera Typedigital camera

Sony wx500 Specification

Camera Sensor

Sensor Type 
1/2.3 type with  Exmor R CMOS sensor (7.82mm)
Effective pixels
up to 18.2MP

Camera Lens

Lens type
New ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
 6.4 (T) – F3.5 (W)
Focal length
123 mm – f=4.1

Camera Zoom

Optical Zoom
30x optical zoom
Digital Zoom 
Up to 120x
Image Zoom
quality Image: 18M Approx. 60x / 10M. Approx. 60x / 2.1M(16:9) Approx. 153x;Movie: Approx. 60x Approx. 80x / 5.0M Approx. 113x / VGA Approx. 459x / 13M(16:9).

Camera Stabilization

camera Steady shot
Optical Stedy shot

camera Focus

Focus Type
Contrast detection AF and Lock AF
Focus Mode
 Continuous AF, Single-shot AF.

Camera Exposure

Exposure Compensation
 1/3 EV step, +/- 3.0 EV
Light Metering Mode
Multi Pattern
ISO Sensitivity picture
ISO 80-12800
ISO Sensitivity (Movie)
ISO 80-3200

Camera LCD

Screen Type
 Xtra Fine / TFT LCD / 3.0” (7.5 cm) (4:3) / 921,600 dots
View finder
0.2-type viewfinder
Brightness Control

Camera Shutter

Shutter Speed

iAuto (4″ – 1/2000) / Aperture Priority (8″ – 1/2000) / Shutter Priority (30″ – 1/2000) / Manual (30″ – 1/2000)/ Program Auto (1″ – 1/2000)

Camera Power

Power Consumption 
Approx. 1.4W
Camera Battery Life
Up to 400 shots up to 200 minutes

Camera Interface

Input and Output
Hi-Speed USB,  Multi/Micro USB Terminal,  Micro HDMI,
Wireless Capabilities
NFC, Wi-Fi

Camera Storage Media

Compatible Recording Media
SD Memory Card;SDHC Memory Card;SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I);microSD Memory Card;microSDHC Memory Card;microSDXC Memory Card , Memory Stick Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo;Memory Stick PRO Duo(High Speed);Memory Stick PROHG Duo;Memory Stick Micro;Memory Stick Micro (Mark2)

Camera video Recording

Recording Format
Image: JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0,Exif Ver.2.3,MRF) for Movie: XAVC S, AVCHD, MP4
Image Resolution
 mode: 13M (4,896×2,752) / 7.5M (3,648×2,056) / 2.1M (1,920×1,080), 1:1 3:2 mode: 16M (4,896×3,264) / 8.9M (3,648×2,432) / 4.5M (2,592×1,728), 4:3 mode: 18M (4,896×3,672) / 10M (3,648×2,736) / 5M (2,592×1,944) / VGA, 16:9mode: 13M (3,664×3,664) / 7.5M (2,736×2,736) / 3.7M (1,920×1,920), Standard (4,912×1,080/3,424×1,920), 360(11,520×1,080) Sweep Panorama: Wide (7,152×1,080/4,912×1,920).
Movie Recording Mode
NTSC Mode: AVCHD (up to 1,920×1,080/60p at 28Mbps) / XAVC S (up to 1,920×1,080/60p at 50Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1,920×1,080/60fps at 28Mbps);PAL Mode: AVCHD (up to 1,920×1,080/50p at 28Mbps) / XAVC S (up to 1,920×1,080/50p at 50Mbps) / MP4 (up to 1,920×1,080/50fps at 28Mbps).

Camera Shooting

Image Processor
Shooting Mode
Intelligent Auto;Superior Auto;;Manual Exposure;MR (Memory Recall) 1,2,3;Movie Mode (Intelligent Auto/Scene SelectionProgram Auto;Aperture Priority;Shutter Speed Priorit, ;Panorama;Scene Selection
Continuous Shooting Speed (maximum)
10 fps
Off / 2sec. / 5sec. / 10sec. / 3 shots with 2sec. 5sec. or 10sec. delay according your needs.
Scene Selection
 Handheld Twilight;Night Portrait;Anti Motion Blur;Backlight Correction HDR;Pet Mode;Gourmet;Beach;Snow;Fireworks;Soft Skin;High Sensitivity,
Portrait;Advanced Sports Shooting;Landscape;Sunset;Night Scene.
Photo Creativity
Yes have in this camera
Picture Effect
Image: High Contrast Mono., Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Richtone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration, Toy camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Color.
Intelligent Sweep Panorama

Camera White Balance

White Balance Modes
Cool White;Fluor.: Day White;Fluor.: Daylight;Flash;Custom;One Push, One Push Set, Auto; Daylight;Shade;Cloudy;Incandescent;Fluor.

camera Built-in Flash

Built-in Flash Mode
Auto / Flash On / Flash Off/ Slow Synchro / Rear Sync
Flash Type
 manual pop-up
Built-in Flash Range
ISO Auto -Approx. 2.5m to 3.0m (T) Approx. 0.3m to 5.4m (W)

Camera Playback

Playback Modes
 Forward /Slide Show and Rewind of video.

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sony wx500 Conclusion

This is our sony wx500 review in this we have share every thing about this wx500 camera their lot of positive point that you attractive to purchase this camera but before purchase you should remember that this camera also have negative point such as in this camera have not manual focus or it may be not fit in your budgets but there price is suitable to their quality of product. sony camera is trusted camera.

I personnel recommend if you love to travailing , you-tuber then this sony wx500 camera is great option for you. Now tell me what you think about this WX500 camera and what your review you share with by given review below or if you have any question related to this sony wx500  camera or our review then you cam freely ask from me.

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