Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 vs Nikon Coolpix P520

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great battery life
Battery life
540 shots
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P520

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
120 fps
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P520.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Super zoom

$498

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$238

Zoom Much more zoom
Overall image quality Better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448 - $547

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix P520 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$210 - $279

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 L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$202 - $229

Battery life Much longer battery life
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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Ajay (4:20 PM, August 30, 2013)
How pathetic comparison... fz200 is a dreamy camera.. p520 is nothing before that.. i dont believe snapsort anymore..
 
Avatar for joachimmueller joachimmueller (4:35 AM, May 26, 2013)
Any camera in that price range should have a thread for filter. A hot shoe is a must.
It would be good to mention the availability (and feasibility) of external WiFi, GPS, remote control, filters, add-on lenses like fish eye, slow motion movie, and more. For nature lovers a remote viewfinder like a phone including shutter release from the phone are the new things that need to be looked at.
Nikon offers a reasonably priced WiFi adapter.

It seems to me the Panasonic is more professional.
 
cliff (0:19 PM, May 11, 2013)
spot on randall - I must confess that sometimes ive noticed many mistakes & left out info on snapsort in regards to camera specs - both great cams, but fz200 only 64pts ? lol, laughable - its a top rated bridge camera on almost every review - the images are superb even at full zoom (someones posted a video on u tube showing it at 96x zoom (4x digital zoom) I was gobsmacked, the image was superb.
 
cliff (0:13 PM, May 11, 2013)
lumix fz200 does have HDR
 
Randal (2:59 AM, February 06, 2013)
You missed the major compare - Lumix w/2.8f @ 600mm vrs Nikon P510 w//5.5f @ 600mm, and 6.9f @ 1000mm. I much prefer the wide f-stop with max tele.