Nikon D5200 vs Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Winner
Nikon D5200

53

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$407 - $597 body only

$517 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$470 - $649 body only

$549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$300 - $498

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p Supports 24p
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Super zoom

$265 - $268

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$274

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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