Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs PowerShot SX520 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Specs

Coolpix P610

  • Introduced in March 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 106.5mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX520 HS

  • Introduced in July 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1008mm (42x), f3.4-6.0
  • No WiFi
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX520 HS

Coolpix P610 vs PowerShot SX520 HS: 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 P610 VS Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX520 HS

Higher speed (4, frames/second)72
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.46
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)360210
WiFi (2)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P610 scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX520 HS

Auto Focus points (4)19
Weighs less (2)565g
(18.2 oz.)
442g
(14.3 oz.)
More portable (2)1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)
901cm³
(57 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX520 HS are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the lower weight than the Coolpix P610 and the more compact size.

Yields 8 points for the PowerShot SX520 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

PowerShot SX520 HS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Resolution (megapixel)16.0016.00
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and PowerShot SX520 HS

Coolpix P610 und PowerShot SX520 HS, front viewCoolpix P610 und PowerShot SX520 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P610 und PowerShot SX520 HS, view from aboveCoolpix P610 und PowerShot SX520 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

19
8

We recommend Nikon Coolpix P610 as better choice.

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