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

54

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX5

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.4
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (92×52×22 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
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-WX50

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$135

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Smaller
Screen size Smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Travel zoom

$178 - $191

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

Compact

$100

Screen size Much larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Travel zoom

$299

True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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