Updated on 2 August 2013 by

This list of the best Sony digital cameras under $500 is narrowed down to the digital cameras which have favorably rated by various digital camera reviewers. Some of the best DSLRs a entry-level DSLRs from Sony are affordable under this price range. These cameras can be put into use to capture action shots, interiors and portraits because of their offering of best image and video quality.


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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Alpha A5000
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
Sony SLT-A58
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Alpha A5000
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II Cyber-shot Digital Camera
Sony SLT-A58K Digital Camera
$430
$448 - $796
$500 - $530
$498
$498 - $697
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Mar 2014
Mar 2014
Jun 2013
Feb 2013
Camera Type
Compact
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
SLR-like (bridge)
Standard Point and Shoot, Large sensor compact
SLR/Professional, Compact SLR
Optical Zoom
30.0 x
50.0 x
3.6 x
3.0 x
Resolution
18.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
Exmor R CMOS, CMOS
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
2.7 in.
Image Sensor Size
2.5 mm
27.84 mm
2.5 mm
13.23 mm
28.2 mm
Average Rating
 4.3 stars
 4.1 stars
 4.0 stars
 4.2 stars
 4.2 stars
Focus
80% Positive
20% Negative
Ease of Use
100% Positive
Image Quality
100% Positive
Look and Feel
100% Positive
Display
100% Positive

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