Canon PowerShot SX530 HS vs GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

40

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

32

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

$215 - $297

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom Less zoom
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$229

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Super zoom

$350 - $399

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Autofocus Slower autofocus

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4

Waterproof

$349

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

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Waterproof

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$290

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

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