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

56

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

41

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"
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-WX70

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

Ultra compact

$228

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$190

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Smaller
Screen size Smaller screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$435 - $448

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$438

Aperture Much wider aperture
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Slightly less zoom
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$279

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$118 - $130

Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Wider aperture
Movie format Lower resolution movies

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