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

57

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

42

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

Screen size
Large screen
3"
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps

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-WX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

Ultra compact

$143

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Olympus Stylus 760

Olympus Stylus 760

Compact

$199

Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Lowest price Cheaper
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

Sony Cybershot WX7

Compact

$155

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Thickness Thinner
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Travel zoom

True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

Travel zoom

$560

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Slightly smaller
Weight Slightly heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$273 - $399

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

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