Nikon D5500 vs GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

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85

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57

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D5500

Great image quality
Overall image quality
84.0
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
 

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
Thickness
Thin
1.2"

galleries

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

competitors

Nikon D5500 Competitors

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Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$747 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
GPS Has a GPS
Weight Slightly heavier
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Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Touch screen No touch screen
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Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

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Olympus Tough TG-4

Waterproof

$562

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
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Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Compact

$199

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
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GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

Waterproof

High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

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