Nikon D5300 vs GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Winner
Nikon D5300

85

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
200 ms shutter lag
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
 

Reasons to buy the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Movie format
Shoots 4K movies
4K @ 12fps
Size
Really small
Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5300.

competitors

Nikon D5300 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$560 - $597 body only

$569 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$320 body only

$397 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Waterproof

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$798 body only

$998 with 28-70mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Movie format Lower resolution movies

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