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

64

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

47

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

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Size
Really small
Compact (102×58×29 mm)

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

Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651

Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651

Digicam

Zoom Much more zoom
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

Sony Cybershot WX10

Compact

$340

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Size Slightly larger
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

Travel zoom

$226

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Weight Lighter
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$647

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268

Zoom More zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS

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