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

61

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

45

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

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-WX500

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Travel zoom

$298 - $365

Zoom Much more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Olympus SZ-14

Olympus SZ-14

Digicam

$144

Zoom Much more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$108 - $121

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$298

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Waterproof

$279 - $280

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger

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