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

Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

74

Nikon Coolpix P500

66

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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/5000 of a second
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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

$344

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$458 - $597

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Significantly larger
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$299

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$700

Battery life Much longer battery life
Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$237

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

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