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

71

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

52

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
Size
Really small
Compact (102×58×29 mm)
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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

$348 - $428

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

Sony Cybershot WX9

Compact

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

Compact

$225

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Travel zoom

$256

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Much larger
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$140 - $178

Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Much larger
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

Sony Cybershot TX10

Waterproof

Size Much smaller
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS

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