Updated (April 2009): Compare the Nikon D5000 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 vs Nikon D5000

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

55

Nikon D5000

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5000

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1.

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

Super zoom

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$247

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Nikon D5000 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Worse image quality

discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
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