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

53

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

39

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-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268 - $303

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$230

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$400

Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268 - $303

Zoom More zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger

discussion

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