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

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$350 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$229

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$336

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

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$120

Wide angle Better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$150 - $199

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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