Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

40

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

31

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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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 P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$199

Battery life Longer battery life
Size Slightly smaller
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
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
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much 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 SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$212

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

$249

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly heavier

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Nikon Coolpix P520
Coolpix P520
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