Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

64

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

47

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
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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 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 P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$335

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

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$339 - $447

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

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix S9300

Nikon Coolpix S9300

Travel zoom

$249

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$160

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Significantly larger

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Coolpix P520
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