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

58

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.4
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (92×52×22 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

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
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps

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-W80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

Compact

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$183

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Smaller screen
Placeholder

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S60

Compact

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Travel zoom

$318

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
Size Larger
Olympus SZ-20

Olympus SZ-20

Travel zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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