Sony Cyber-Shot WX50 Specifications

A great little pocket camera

Sony Cyber-shot WX50 (Silver)

Part Number: DSC-WX50

General

  • Depth
    0.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Automatic Face Tracking technology, Blink Detection technology, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Display

  • Display Format
    460,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 17.4 ft : ISO auto ( wide lens )
    3.3 ft - 7 ft : ISO auto ( tele lens )
    25 ft : ISO 3200 ( wide lens )
    10.5 ft : ISO 3200 ( tele lens )
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 12800, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, backlight correction HDR, pet, snow, soft skin, soft snap, beach, fireworks, gourmet, handheld twilight, high sensitivity, landscape, night portrait, night scene
  • Special Effects
    HDR Painting, Illustration, Miniature, Pop Color, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft High-key, Toy camera, Water Colour, partial color
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss zoom lens - 5 x zoom - 4.5 - 22.5 mm - f/2.6-6.3
  • Optical Zoom
    5 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.6-6.3
  • Min Focal Length
    4.5 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    22.5 cm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    25 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    2 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    6
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    3D Sweep Panorama technology, Anti-motion Blur Mode, Unsharp Masking, audio recording, auto power save, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, face detection, histogram display, Dynamic Range Optimizer, in-camera red-eye removal, takes photos while movie recording, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), Intelligent Sweep Panorama, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Sweep Multi Angle mode, TransferJet support

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BN
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 630 mAh ( included )

Software

  • Type
    Sony PlayMemories Home

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Cyber-shot
  • Model
    DSC-WX50
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 12800, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    12800
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    HDR Painting, Illustration, Miniature, Pop Color, Rich-tone monochrome, Soft High-key, Toy camera, Water Colour, partial color
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Automatic Face Tracking technology, Blink Detection technology, Smile Shutter
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    3D Sweep Panorama technology, Anti-motion Blur Mode, Unsharp Masking, audio recording, auto power save, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, face detection, histogram display, Dynamic Range Optimizer, in-camera red-eye removal, takes photos while movie recording, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), Intelligent Sweep Panorama, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Sweep Multi Angle mode, TransferJet support

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, backlight correction HDR, pet, snow, soft skin, soft snap, beach, fireworks, gourmet, handheld twilight, high sensitivity, landscape, night portrait, night scene

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), incandescent

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.6 in
  • Height
    2 in
  • Weight
    3.56 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    7.8 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    16800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16200000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.7 cm
  • Display Format
    460,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony