Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 vs Nikon D5200

Winner
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

65

Nikon D5200

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Great zoom
Zoom
50x
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

Overall image quality
Great image quality
84.0
Color depth
Great color depth
24.2 bits
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 CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $347

Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$349 - $398

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Super zoom

$375 - $582

Zoom Less zoom

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$516 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$390 body only

$389 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Longer battery life
Overall image quality Worse image quality

discussion

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
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Nikon D5200
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