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

Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P520

57

Nikon Coolpix P500

52

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
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 P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$399

Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$219 - $229

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$449

Aperture Much wider aperture
Size Significantly smaller
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$663 body only

$730 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Built-in flash No built-in flash

discussion

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