Canon PowerShot SX530 HS vs GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

40

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

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 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$328 - $649 body only

$343 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$250

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Autofocus Slower autofocus

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4

Waterproof

$380

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$272 - $347

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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