Updated (July 2010): Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

52

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.4
Really small
Size
Super compact (92×52×22 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Light-weight
Weight
146 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5.
Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5.

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

Ultra compact

$149

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Size Slightly smaller
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

Sony Cybershot WX7

Compact

$169

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Travel zoom

$348

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Travel zoom

$250

True resolution Higher true resolution
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd

Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd

Super zoom

$270

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom More zoom
Size Much larger

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