Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Fujifilm FinePix S8200

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Nikon Coolpix P520

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Fujifilm FinePix S8200

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P520

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S8200

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Battery life
Great battery life
500 shots
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

Items often bought with the Nikon P520 or Fujifilm S8200

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Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S8200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P520.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S8200

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High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
480 fps vs 120 fps
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4x higher fps
Battery life
Much longer battery life
500 shots vs 200 shots
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2.5x more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The S8200's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/2.9 vs f/3
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$159.95 vs $379.00
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The best price we've seen is $219 cheaper (2.4x less)
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Advantages of the Nikon P520

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Screen size
Larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
125×84×102 mm vs 123×87×116 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
41.7x vs 40x
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Around 10% more zoom
Weight
Lighter
550 g vs 670 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
4" vs 4.6"
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More than 10% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              S8200480 fps
              P520120 fps
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              S820040x
              P52041.7x
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1.0 cm
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              8 seconds
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S82004.6"
              P5204"
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Weight Heavy Help
              S8200670 g
              P520550 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Size Large Help
              S8200123×87×116 mm
              P520125×84×102 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $199 - $297

              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $220 - $227

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $300 - $350

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $289 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $348 - $398

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $218

              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $170

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $85 - $180

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Fujifilm FinePix S9200

              Fujifilm FinePix S9200

              Super zoom

              $130

              Zoom More zoom
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Super zoom

              $199

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Battery life Much shorter battery life

              Nikon Coolpix P520 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $250

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Super zoom

              $374 - $427

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $385

              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Screen size Smaller screen

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