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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500

$337.54
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500
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A very highly rated and bargain price compact digital camera, with a recent release date and very good features
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Sep 2017
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Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 number 65 across all digital cameras and number 302 in best selling cameras.
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1,000 Reviews
95
Value for Money
Excellent
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Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
Released by Sony 4 months ago, it is one of the newest cameras on the market, incorporating some of the latest camera features. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
4896 x 3264 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $328 at B&H Photo 31 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 51% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $337.54 it is still cheaper than 64% of cameras.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 of £239.00 ($239.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $98.54.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 of 18.2MP is in the highest 26% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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4896 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Cybershot DSC-WX500 is 4896 x 3264 pixels. That's 0% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500's optical zoom of 30x is in the biggest 12% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Cybershot DSC-WX500 of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500's weight of 209g is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 52% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4896 X 3264 Still Image Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-WX500 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4896 x 3264. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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400 Battery Life

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 is a camera that takes 400 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Cybershot DSC-WX500's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 50% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Cybershot DSC-WX500's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 35% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Cybershot DSC-WX500 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The Sony Cybershot DSC-WX500's digital zoom of 120x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Cybershot DSC-WX500 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Cybershot DSC-WX500 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Cybershot DSC-WX500's display resolution of 922,000 pixels is higher than 76% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

cybershot dscwx500bc, sony dscwx500bceh, sony dscwx500rceh, sony dscwx500wceh

Barcodes:

00027242889668, 00027242889675, 04548736012547, 04548736014138, 04548736014152, 04548736014169, 04548736014176, 04548736014183, 04548736014251, 04548736014275

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