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

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

51

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Compact (102×58×28 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

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)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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 Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Travel zoom

$198 - $218

Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Wider aperture
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Travel zoom

Zoom More zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Larger
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$529 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Much larger

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Pro digicam

$998 - $1,050

Aperture Much wider aperture
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ10

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

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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.