Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Nikon Coolpix P520 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Coolpix P520 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Nikon Coolpix P520 Specs

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

  • Introduced in April 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.5-6.3
  • WiFi built-in
  • 108.1 x 64 x 38mm³ (4.3" x 2.5" x 1.5")
  • 272g (8.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

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

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) vs Coolpix P520: 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

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) VS Nikon Coolpix P520 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) a better choice

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Coolpix P520

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4018.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Longer battery life (3, photos)400200
Weighs less (2)272g
(8.8 oz.)
(17.7 oz.)
More portable (2)263cm³
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX50 (V) are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster 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.

The Cyber-shot HX50 (V) scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P520

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Coolpix P520

Auto Focus points (4)19
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P520 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display.

Yields 10 points for the Coolpix P520.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Coolpix P520

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) VS Nikon Coolpix P520 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Cyber-shot HX50 (V) and Coolpix P520

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) und Coolpix P520, front viewCyber-shot HX50 (V) und Coolpix P520, front view

Top view of cameras

Cyber-shot HX50 (V) und Coolpix P520, view from aboveCyber-shot HX50 (V) und Coolpix P520, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V)

Nikon Coolpix P520


We recommend Sony Cyber-shot HX50 (V) as better choice.

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