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

Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

60

Nikon Coolpix P500

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P520

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$249 - $277

Macro focus Better macro capability
Battery life Longer battery life
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix P610

Nikon Coolpix P610

Super zoom

$313 - $427

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Battery life Longer battery life
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$179 - $197

Battery life Much longer battery life
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$214

Zoom Significantly more zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$179 - $197

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

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$249 - $277

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

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