Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

63

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

Really small
Size
Compact (102×58×28 mm)
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

Weight
Light-weight
200 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact (102×58×29 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 11 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

$166

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$253

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix P610

Nikon Coolpix P610

Super zoom

$313 - $427

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Zoom Much more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

$166

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Larger
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Waterproof

$279 - $280

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger

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Jos_iQctm2011 (2:05 AM, November 02, 2011)
Guest: Are you kidding about not worth the extra money??? Maybe from the hx7v to the hx9v that's could be a true statement, but considering the hx5v vs. the hx7v, then there is no way you can not prefer the hx7v. I highly recommend you paying the extra money for it. Thanks.
 
Guest (2:35 AM, July 17, 2011)
I am thinking about getting the HX5V because it is much less expensive, and the HX7V is not worth the extra money.