• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1000.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P520 advantages over Panasonic TS6

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,000 mm vs 128 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    921k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/1300 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Panasonic TS6 advantages over Nikon P520

  • Less expensive
    $300 vs $450 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 370 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    28 mm vs 101 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    3 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    214g vs 550g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • Built-in GPS
    Both provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

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
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Higher extended ISO
Panasonic TS6
Nikon P510
  • $998
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Samsung WB1100F

Nikon P520
Samsung WB1100F
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in GPS
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic TS6
Samsung WB1100F
  • $998
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon P530

Nikon P520
Nikon P530
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $364
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 24p video
Panasonic TS6
Nikon P530
  • $998
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $364
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon L32

Nikon P520
Nikon L32
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
Panasonic TS6
Nikon L32
  • $998
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $397
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Olympus TG-870

Nikon P520
Olympus TG-870
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slower slow-motion
Panasonic TS6
Olympus TG-870
  • $998
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
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