Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 vs Nikon D5200

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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

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Nikon D5200

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
0 ms shutter lag
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
500 ms startup delay
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.9 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5200.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300.

competitors

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Super zoom

$475 - $568

Zoom Less zoom
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$160 - $178

Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom Significantly less zoom

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$410 - $597 body only

$479 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$394 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Size Slightly smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$373 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
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