Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Canon PowerShot A520

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

38

Canon PowerShot A520

21

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A520

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Size
Really small
Compact (91×64×38 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
230 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A520.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P510.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$380

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$200 - $210

Macro focus Better macro capability
Battery life Longer battery life
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Canon PowerShot A520 Competitors

Canon PowerShot N

Canon PowerShot N

Travel zoom

$120 - $299

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Travel zoom

$145

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$99

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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