Canon PowerShot SX530 HS vs GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

69

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
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

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Movie format
Shoots 4K movies
4K @ 12fps
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
5 mm
Size
Really small
Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)

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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

$188 - $229

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$305 - $649 body only

$344 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$339 - $447

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Compact

$139

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,298 body only

$1,398 - $1,579 with 16-50mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Larger

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