• 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
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 63.0x zoom 25mm - 1550mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $293 Average Retail $320 MSRP

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Advantages

Nikon P520 over Sony H400

  • 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
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • High-res screen
    921k vs 461k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Sony H400 over Nikon P520

  • Lens zoom ratio
    63.0x vs 42.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Newer
    6 months vs 19 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer shutter
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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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
Sony H400
Nikon P510
  • $293
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Manual focus

Compared to Fujifilm S8400W

Nikon P520
Fujifilm S8400W
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • GPS
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Higher extended ISO
Sony H400
Fujifilm S8400W
  • $293
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Nikon P600

Nikon P520
Nikon P600
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life
Sony H400
Nikon P600
  • $293
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Longer shutter
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Nikon P530

Nikon P520
Nikon P530
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $360
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • 24p
Sony H400
Nikon P530
  • $293
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $360
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Manual focus

Compared to Canon SX60

Nikon P520
Canon SX60
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Faster shutter
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Shoots RAW
Sony H400
Canon SX60
  • $293
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Longer shutter
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW
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