Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

39

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

30

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P520

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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 P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$219 - $229

Battery life Longer battery life
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$394 - $447

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P610

Nikon Coolpix P610

Super zoom

$633

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$250

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Travel zoom

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Zoom Slightly less zoom
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$658

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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