• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1000.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1056.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P520 advantages over Fujifilm S8400W

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • More dots on screen
    921k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/1700 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm S8400W advantages over Nikon P520

  • Less expensive
    $350 vs $450 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Slower slow-motion
    480 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P510

Nikon P520
Nikon P510
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Higher extended ISO
Fujifilm S8400W
Nikon P510
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Fujifilm S8300

Nikon P520
Fujifilm S8300
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Fujifilm S8400W
Fujifilm S8300
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Fujifilm S9200

Nikon P520
Fujifilm S9200
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Fujifilm S8400W
Fujifilm S9200
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 60p video

Compared to Samsung WB1100F

Nikon P520
Samsung WB1100F
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in GPS
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm S8400W
Samsung WB1100F
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Nikon P530

Nikon P520
Nikon P530
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 24p video
Fujifilm S8400W
Nikon P530
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Lighter weight
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