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

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

59

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

55

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)
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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$220

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$326

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Travel zoom

$400

Size Smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$349

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Travel zoom

$210

Size Smaller
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

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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.