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

Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

52

Nikon Coolpix P500

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P520

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

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
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$210

Macro focus Better macro capability
Battery life Longer battery life
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$387

Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$514 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$257 - $297

Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$189 - $229

Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$210

Aperture Wider aperture
HDR Has in-camera HDR
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

discussion

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