Canon PowerShot SX530 HS vs GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

50

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Great zoom
Zoom
50x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

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

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

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$205 - $229

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$368 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lowest price More expensive

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

Waterproof

$298

Lowest price Much cheaper
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$249

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$500 - $514 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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