• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1440.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1000.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P600 advantages over Nikon P530

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,440 mm vs 1,000 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 330 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos

Nikon P530 advantages over Nikon P600

  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel

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
  • 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

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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 Canon SX60

Nikon P600
Canon SX60
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Less shutter lag
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
Nikon P530
Canon SX60
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Lighter weight
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Nikon P610

Nikon P600
Nikon P610
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
Nikon P530
Nikon P610
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Nikon L840

Nikon P600
Nikon L840
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon P530
Nikon L840
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Nikon B700

Nikon P600
Nikon B700
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • RAW file ability
Nikon P530
Nikon B700
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Nikon B500

Nikon P600
Nikon B500
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $322
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Nikon P530
Nikon B500
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Manual focus
  • $322
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
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