Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

42

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P520

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Size
Really small
Mid size (108×71×44 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.7"
Weight
Light-weight
251 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX170 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P520.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P520 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$499 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

Super zoom

$321

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

$230

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$120 - $177

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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