Nikon D5200 vs Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

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Nikon D5200

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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

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

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

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$396 - $597 body only

$466 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$400 - $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

$419 - $497 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

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Super zoom

$474 - $550

Zoom Less zoom
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448 - $450

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

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $233

Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom Significantly less zoom

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