Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

40

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

30

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 P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$189 - $219

Battery life Longer battery life
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$199

Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price Cheaper
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
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$159

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$150 - $349

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Battery life Shorter battery life

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