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

60

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

44

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 Thinner
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon IXUS 135

Canon IXUS 135

Travel zoom

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix S2500

Nikon Coolpix S2500

Compact

Weight Lighter
Thickness Thinner
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger
Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$349

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Travel zoom

$210

Size Smaller
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

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