Nikon P520
Superzoom Camera
vs Panasonic FZ200
Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Nikon COOLPIX P520

Best price $319
  • Cheaper street price $319 vs $450
  • Higher sensor resolution 18.1 MP vs 12.1 MP
  • Higher resolution rear screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Newer camera February 2013 vs August 2012
  • Longer optical zoom 42.0× vs 24.0×
  • Has GPS location tagging FZ200 does not have GPS
  • Has Wi-Fi photo upload capabilities FZ200 does not have Wi-Fi

What’s good about the Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ200

Best price
$450
  • 170% more battery life 540 shots vs 200 shots
  • Has longer exposure available 60 seconds vs 8 seconds
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Better video capture 1080p 60fps vs 1080p 30fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 12 shots per sec vs 7 shots per sec
  • Has a flash hot shoe connector P520 does not
  • Has an External Mic jack P520 does not
  • Has RAW image capture P520 does not have RAW capture

What the Nikon P520 and Panasonic FZ200 have in common

  • Weigh about the same 19.4 oz vs 20.74 oz
  • Similar Body sizes 68 in³ vs 73 in³
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Same viewscreen size 3.2″ vs 3.0″
  • HDR processing
  • HDMI port
  • 3D capture
  • panorama mode
  • flip out viewscreen

What’s missing from both the Nikon P520 and the Panasonic FZ200

  • No waterproof housing

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