Compare Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Nikon Coolpix P520

Updated on 21-Jan-2020

Comparison between Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Nikon Coolpix P520 Digital Cameras. The comparision between these Digital Cameras is based on Quick Specs, Basic Information, Features, Technical Specifications and Other Basic Features. Also see Price Comparision between Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Nikon Coolpix P520 Digital Cameras



Remote control No N/A
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) N/A
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected Optional




Max resolution 4608 x 3456 N/A
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels N/A
Effective pixels 16 megapixels 18 megapixels
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS

Photography features

Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up) N/A
Flash range 5.00 m N/A
External flash No N/A
Continuous drive Yes (0.8 fps) N/A
Metering modes Multi,Center-weighted,Spot Multi,Center-weighted,Spot
WB Bracketing No N/A
Aperture priority Yes Yes
Shutter priority Yes Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes Yes

Videography features

Format H.264 N/A
Microphone Stereo Stereo
Speaker Mono Mono
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080
Videography notes Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 5fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps N/A


ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto,80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200
White balance presets 5 N/A
Custom white balance Yes N/A
Image stabilization Optical Optical
Uncompressed format No Unknown
Image stabilization notes N/A N/A

Optics & Focus

Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor) Multi-area Center Tracking Single Face Detection Live View Contrast Detect (sensor)
Manual focus Yes Yes
Focal length multiplier N/A N/A
Number of focus points N/A N/A

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCD Fixed Unknown
Screen size 3" 3.2"
Live view Yes N/A
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Viewfinder coverage N/A N/A
Viewfinder resolution N/A N/A
Screen Resolution N/A N/A
Touch screen No N/A


Environmentally sealed No N/A
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion NB-6L rechargeable battery & charger Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Life (CIPA) 195 200
Weight (inc. batteries) 341 g (0.75 lb / 12.03oz) 550 g (1.21 lb / 19.40oz)
Dimensions 104 x 70 x 80 mm (4.09 x 2.76 x 3.15") 125 x 84 x 102 mm(4.92 x 3.31 x 4.02")


camera type Point and Shoot Point and Shoot

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