Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Cyber-shot WX500 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Specs

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

  • Introduced in April 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.3
  • WiFi built-in
  • 108.1 x 64 x 38mm³ (4.3" x 2.5" x 1.5")
  • 272g (8.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot WX500

  • Introduced in April 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 101.6 x 58.1 x 35.5mm³ (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.4")
  • 209g (6.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot WX500

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Cyber-shot WX500: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) VS Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) a better choice

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot WX500

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4018.20
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX50 (V) are the higher resolution and the built-in GPS.

The Cyber-shot HX50 (V) scores 7 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot WX500

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot WX500

Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 12800 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)272g
(8.8 oz.)
209g
(6.7 oz.)
More portable (2)263cm³
(17 cu.in.)
210cm³
(13 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot WX500 are the larger sensitivity, the articulated display and the lower weight than the Cyber-shot HX50 (V). Another advantage over the Cyber-shot HX50 (V): the more compact size.

Yields 10 points for the Cyber-shot WX500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Cyber-shot WX500

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) VS Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot HX50 (V) and Cyber-shot WX500

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot WX500, front viewCyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot WX500, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot WX500, view from aboveCyber-shot HX50 (V) und Cyber-shot WX500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Sony Cyber-shot WX500

7
10

We advise to choose the newest model: Sony Cyber-shot WX500.

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