• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 42.0x zoom 24mm - 1000mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $427 Average Retail $450 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 42.0x zoom 24mm - 1000mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $344 Average Retail $450 MSRP

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Advantages

Nikon P520 over Nikon P530

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos

Nikon P530 over Nikon P520

  • Newer
    7 months vs 19 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P510

Nikon P520
Nikon P510
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
Nikon P530
Nikon P510
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Newer
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony HX200V

Nikon P520
Sony HX200V
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $443
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
Nikon P530
Sony HX200V
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Newer
  • $443
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony HX300

Nikon P520
Sony HX300
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon P530
Sony HX300
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • 24p
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Nikon P520
Olympus SP-100
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life
Nikon P530
Olympus SP-100
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • High-res screen
  • 24p
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Pentax XG-1

Nikon P520
Pentax XG-1
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Newer
Nikon P530
Pentax XG-1
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • High-res screen
  • 24p
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer shutter
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