Canon PowerShot SX520 HS vs Kodak Pixpro AZ251

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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS
Kodak Pixpro AZ251

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3% more total megapixel count Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 16.8MPMP digital camera. That's 0.36MP more than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (16.44MPMP).
41% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 42xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 17x bigger than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (25xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

41% bigger combined zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 168xx combined zoom digital camera. That's 68x bigger than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (100xx).
51% higher display resolution Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 461,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 231 pixels higher than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (230,000 pixels pixels).
11 Reasons For
599mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 has a maximum focal length of 600mmmm, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is only a 1,008mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (599mm shorter).
20 smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (80).
50% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 30ss maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 15s longer than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (30ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

87g lighter Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 has a weight of 354gg, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 441gg digital camera (87g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

10% shorter Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 74.3mmmm tall digital camera. That's 7.4mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (74.3mmmm).
33% thinner Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 has a depth of 69.6mmmm. That's 22.3mm thinner than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (69.6mmmm).
Narrower Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 has a width of 115mmmm. That's 5mm narrower than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (115mmmm).
280 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a digital camera that takes 280 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS only takes 210 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Cheaper by $195
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 costs $129.00, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is $323.66.
2 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
A bit better user reviews
The average user review score of the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is 84%, but the average rating of the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 83% (based on 44 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
Shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS has a maximum focal length of 1,008mmmm, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 600mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (599mm longer).
Bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 bigger than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (80).
Shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is only 15ss maximum shutter speed. That's 15s shorter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (30ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Heavier Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS has a weight of 441gg, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 354gg digital camera (87g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Taller Edit
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 81.7mmmm tall. That's 7.4mm taller than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (74.3mmmm).
22.3mm thicker Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 91.9mmmm deep digital camera. That's 22.3mm thicker than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (69.6mmmm).
5% wider Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 120mmmm wide digital camera. That's 5mm wider than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (115mmmm).
Only 210 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 210 shots, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 only takes 280 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

More expensive by $195
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is $194.66 more expensive than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251.
Less retailers
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is only stocked by 1 seller, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is stocked by 3 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
User review Rating is slightly Worse
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS's average user score is 83%, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ251's is 84% (based on 91 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Less total megapixel count Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 16.44MPMP digital camera. That's 0.36MP less than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (16.44MPMP).
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 25xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 17x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (25xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Smaller combined zoom Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 100xx combined zoom digital camera. That's 68x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (100xx).
231 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 230,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 231 pixels lower than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (230,000 pixels pixels).

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Average User Rating

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel Count
16MP 16MP
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
BEST
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2448 x 2448
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 4608 x 3456
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2448 x 2448
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 4608 x 3456
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPEG XR
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPEG XR
Total Megapixel Count
16.8MP
BEST
16.44MP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
42x
BEST
25x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
3.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
1,008mm 600mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 180.6 4.3 - 107.5
Lens
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Lens Structure
13/10 12/11
Combined Zoom
168x
BEST
100x

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 multi point
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 single
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 multi point
 Multi Point Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.03 - ∞
Auto Focus Point
9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.6 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - ∞
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
Maximum ISO Speed
3,200 3,200
Minimum ISO Speed
100 80
BEST
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
15s 30s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Forced on
 Forced off
Tele Flash Range
1.3 - 3 1.2 - 4.2
Flash Range
0.5 - 5.5 0.5 - 7.1
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 320×240@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
 320×240@30fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 PCM
BEST
 PCM

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 8MB
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 32GB

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
461,000 pixels
BEST
230,000 pixels

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Incandescent
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Movie
 Auto
 Movie
Photo Effect
 Art
 Vivid
 Art
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
Playback Mode
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 4+ Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
441g 354g
BEST
Height
81.7mm 74.3mm
BEST
Depth
91.9mm 69.6mm
BEST
Width
120mm 115mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
441g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source
 USB
 Battery
 USB
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
NB-6LH Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
210 shots 280 shots
BEST

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 0 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
ImageBrowser EX , CameraWindow, PhotoStitch Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST

Other Features

Interface
- USB 2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimension
129.5 x 158 x 177.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
3.4 - 6.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
1.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Pop-up
Relative Aperture (F-Number)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.2
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