Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Nikon Coolpix P520 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs Coolpix P520 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Nikon Coolpix P520 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

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 P610 vs Coolpix P520: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

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

Coolpix P610 vs Coolpix P520: Viewfinder

Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The Coolpix P520 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.20 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.50x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

Coolpix P610 (0.50x)

Coolpix P520 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P520

Better choice: Draw

Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Nikon Coolpix P520 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

Coolpix P520

Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.920.20
Longer battery life (3, photos)360200
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Coolpix P520: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The Coolpix P610 scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P520

Coolpix P610

Coolpix P520

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0018.10
Auto Focus points (4)19

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P520 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus.

Yields 9 points for the Coolpix P520.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

Coolpix P520

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Speed (frames/second)77
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar weight565g550g
Similar size1132cm³1070cm³
GPS
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Nikon Coolpix P520 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and Coolpix P520

Coolpix P610 und Coolpix P520, front viewCoolpix P610 und Coolpix P520, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P610 und Coolpix P520, view from aboveCoolpix P610 und Coolpix P520, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Nikon Coolpix P520

13
9

We advise to choose the newest model: Nikon Coolpix P610.

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