Canon PowerShot SX530 HS vs GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

45

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Movie format
Shoots 4K movies
4K @ 12fps
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
5 mm
Size
Really small
Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$212 - $229

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$144 - $178

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Compact

$139

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Waterproof

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

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