Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Review – The Best of the Compact Range



Even though a smartphone has a lot of useful functions and capabilities, its camera is left much to be desired; hence, if you want better pictures than what your smartphone camera can handle, get a load of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500. When looking at the small, compact camera class, Sony’s contender is probably the best in the entire category. It is very easy to use regardless as to whether you’re a professional or just an enthusiast. Furthermore, with its very compact size, you can even put it inside your pocket. Hence, you won’t miss that perfect moment ever again.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 Review - The Best of the Compact Range

Never Miss the Perfect Opportunity for a Quick Shot With the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 comes with dimensions of 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.4-inches, and it only weighs 8.3-ounces. The figure on its weight already includes the battery and the SD card. Hence, you would not mind putting it inside your pocket or your purse for easy portability.

There is a small, textured thumb pad found on the rear of the camera, and it does provide a solid grip when holding it. The camera’s control buttons and dials, albeit they are on the small side to go along with the entire package, are all within easy reach. There are even some controls that can be customized for your desired preferences.

Also, there is no viewfinder found on the Cyber-shot DSC-WX500, which is to no surprise since that notion is fairly common towards just about every compact cameras. However, there is a 3-inch LCD that will flip up to a maximum of 180-degrees for low and high angle shooting, as well as for composing those perfect selfies. While quite flexible, the rear display is quite difficult to see when under direct sunlight, but you can easily adjust the brightness manually to resolve this issue.

The camera comes with a 30-times, 24 to 720-millimeter Zeiss zoom lens, and it can accommodate a slew of group shots of family and friends, or even that bird that’s perched up at your neighbor’s tree.

When it comes to its image quality, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 performs suitably. Shooting with the camera and you will find its responsiveness to be top-notch. It can even shoot up to 10-frames-per-second, and the image quality will prove to be satisfactory. Exposures were generally accurate, and shooting in challenging environments, such as the beach as there is reflective water and skies, and the camera can still deliver great photos.


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