Updated (January 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

59

Nikon Coolpix P500

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P520

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/5000 of a second
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P520.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P500.

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

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$300

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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