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

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

A lot longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 1,008mm maximum focal length, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is only a 600mm maximum focal length digital camera (408mm shorter).
41% bigger combined zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 168x combined zoom digital camera. That's 68x bigger than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (100x).
51% higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 461,000 pixels display resolution. That's 231,000 pixels higher than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (230,000 pixels).
6 Reasons For
20 smaller ISO sensitivity (min) 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 slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 15s longer than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (30s). Read more

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

280.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a digital camera that takes 280.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS only takes 210.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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 $55
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 costs $139.99, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is $195.00.
1 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

6 Reasons Against
Bigger ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 100 minimum ISO speed. That's 20 bigger than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (80).
Shorter slowest camera shutter speed Edit
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is only 15s maximum shutter speed. That's 15s shorter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (30s). Read more

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

Only 210.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 210.00, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 only takes 280.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. 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 $55
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is $55.01 more expensive than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251.
Less retailers
The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is only stocked by 3 retailers, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is stocked by 4 stores. 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).
6 Reasons Against
Less total megapixels Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 16.44MP digital camera. That's 0.36MP less than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (16.44MP).
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 25x optical zoom digital camera. That's 17x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (25x). 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.

408mm shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 600mm maximum focal length digital camera, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a 1,008mm maximum focal length digital camera (408mm longer).
Smaller combined zoom Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 100x combined zoom digital camera. That's 68x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (100x).
231,000 pixels lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 230,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 231,000 pixels lower than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (230,000 pixels).
Older by one month
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is one month older than the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

30 months Ago 31 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel
16MP 16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
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Still Image Resolution(s)
 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
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Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPEG XR
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPEG XR
Total Megapixels
16.8MP
BEST
16.44MP
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
42x
BEST
25x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
3.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
1,008mm
BEST
600mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.3 - 180.6 4.3 - 107.5
Lens Type
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
13/10 12/11
Combined Zoom
168x
BEST
100x

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 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
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.03 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.6 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - ∞
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Smile Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smile detection
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 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 Sensitivity
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
ISO Sensitivity (max)
3,200 3,200
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 80
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Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
15s 30s
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Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Forced on
 Forced off
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Range (tele)
1.3 - 3 1.2 - 4.2
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 5.5 0.5 - 7.1
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 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 At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 320×240@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
 320×240@30fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
BEST
 PCM

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 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

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
461,000 pixels
BEST
230,000 pixels

Ports & Interfaces

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

Camera

White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Incandescent
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Incandescent
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Movie
 Auto
 Movie
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Zoom (max)
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
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
Camera Playback
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 4+ Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 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
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

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

Battery

Power Source Type
 USB
 Battery
 USB
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
NB-6LH Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
210 shots 280 shots
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Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 0 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
ImageBrowser EX , CameraWindow, PhotoStitch Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Flash Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Pop-up
F-Number (relative Aperture)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.2
Neck Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Neck strap
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