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 D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$390 body only

$369 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Size Significantly smaller
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$339 - $447

Zoom Much more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture

Nikon D5000 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$269 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
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Nikon D5000
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