Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

39

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

29

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
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 P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$419

Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,379 - $1,797 body only

$1,956 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$300

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$215

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Super zoom

$249

Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Kodak PixPro AZ361

Kodak PixPro AZ361

Super zoom

$208

Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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