Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Nikon Coolpix S9900 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P520 vs Coolpix S9900 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P520 vs Nikon Coolpix S9900 Specs

Coolpix P520

  • Introduced in March 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1000mm (42x), f3.0-5.9
  • No WiFi
  • 125.2 x 84.1 x 101.6mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.0")
  • 550g (17.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P520

Coolpix S9900

  • Introduced in February 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 10800 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 25-750mm (30x), f3.7-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112.0 x 66 x 39.5mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.6")
  • 298g (9.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix S9900

Coolpix P520 vs Coolpix S9900: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Nikon Coolpix P520 VS Nikon Coolpix S9900 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P520 a better choice

Coolpix P520

Coolpix S9900

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1016.00

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P520 are the higher resolution.

The Coolpix P520 scores 5 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix S9900

Coolpix P520

Coolpix S9900

Auto Focus points (4)999
Better sensibility (4)80 - 3200 ISO125 - 6400 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)200300
Weighs less (2)550g
(17.7 oz.)
298g
(9.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1070cm³
(67 cu.in.)
292cm³
(18 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix S9900 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Coolpix P520: the lower weight than the Coolpix P520, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 17 points for the Coolpix S9900.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P520

Coolpix S9900

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Speed (frames/second)77
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10800
GPS
Nikon Coolpix P520 VS Nikon Coolpix S9900 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P520 and Coolpix S9900

Coolpix P520 und Coolpix S9900, front viewCoolpix P520 und Coolpix S9900, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P520 und Coolpix S9900, view from aboveCoolpix P520 und Coolpix S9900, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix S9900

5
17

We recommend Nikon Coolpix S9900 as better choice.

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