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

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

Zoom Much more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

Sony Cybershot WX7

Compact

$164

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

Sony Cybershot WX10

Compact

$386

3D Takes 3D photos
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Size Larger

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Size 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
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$388

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger

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