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Nikon Coolpix P520

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Nikon Coolpix P520
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A multi award winning and fully featured compact digital camera, with a good price and one of the biggest optical zooms on the market
Compact 18.1MP 42x Yes Jan 2014
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Nikon COOLPIX P520 18.1MP Digital Camera - Black (Brand new, unopened)
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Nikon Coolpix P520 18.1MP 41.7x Zoom 3.2"Screen Digital Camera (Brand new, unopened)
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$210.00
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Nikon Coolpix P520 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix P520 number 193 in best selling cameras and number 303 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
238 Reviews + 4 Awards
77
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
4896 x 3672 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Get close from afar \
Capture distant images with a 42x wide-angle to telephoto NIKKOR glass zoom lens. \\every COOLPIX is designed around a genuine NIKKOR glass lens, the legendary optics that have made nikon famous. the COOLPIX p520 features a 42x zoom NIKKOR lens that takes you from wide-angle group shots to telephoto close-ups in an instant. and don\'t worry about a little camera shake lens-shift vibration reduction helps keep the shot steady even when your hands are not.\
\<br> see where you\'ve been \\built-in GPS with points of interest for creating amazing photo journals\\relive the excitement of your travels in a whole new way. the COOLPIX p520 records the exact location of each shot you take, so you can follow the path of your adventure and every stunning view along the way! share your journeys on google earth, google+, and other social media sites or with the included nikon view nx2 software. built-in GPS helps you navigate unfamiliar destinations, and points of interest show you nearby photo-ops like scenic lookouts and historic landmarks. the COOLPIX p520 is the ultimate travel companion!\
\<br> share to your compatible smartphone or tablet \
Compatible with the wu-1a wireless mobile adapter for anytime, anywhere sharing \\connect the optional wu-1a wireless mobile adapter and wirelessly transfer photos to your smartphone, tablet or any compatible wi-fi enabled device. use your smartphone to instantly upload your shots to the web or email them to a friend. install nikon\'s free wireless mobile adapter utility and remotely control the COOLPIX p520\'see what the camera sees from your smartphone or tablet and fire off shots!\
\<br> superior low-light performance \
High-performance CMOS image sensor lets you shoot without a flash \\imagine being able to shoot without a flash at weddings, concerts, parties anywhere your flash normally fires. you won\'t have to interrupt a moment to capture it, and your photos and HD videos will look more natural and true to your memory. the COOLPIX p520 performs so well in low light situations that, in most cases, using the flash is optional. of course, when the lighting is extremely poor and you need a flash, it\'ll be there.\
\<br> record superior videos \
1080p full HD videos with stereo sound for dazzling movies \\if you want a compact camera that shoots stunning full HD videos, the COOLPIX p520 delivers. 1080p full HD means exceptional video quality. record the action, then connect to an HDTV and watch your videos come alive. A built-in mic records high-quality audio in stereo. your videos will look and sound phenomenal.\
\<br> don\'t sweat a little camera shake \\lens-shift vibration reduction helps keep the shot steady, even if your hands are not. say goodbye to blurry photos, shaky videos and tripods.\
\<br> take control of your vision \\when you want to take control of exposure, the COOLPIX p520 is ready. select from p/s/a/m exposure modes and the creative options will seem endless.\
\<br> gain new perspectives \\use the 3.2-inch ultra-high-resolution vari-angle LCD monitor to capture some really unconventional angles.\

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix P520?

The Nikon Coolpix P520 is 125.2mm wide and 84.1mm tall. It is 101.6mm deep and weighs 550g.

Nikon Coolpix P520 front dimensions
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Nikon Coolpix P520 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 73% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $245.25 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Coolpix P520's sensor megapixels of 18.1MP is higher than 73% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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4896 X 3672 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Coolpix P520 is 4896 x 3672 pixels. That's 13% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix P520's optical zoom of 42x is bigger than 91% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix P520's minimum aperture number of 3 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 41% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix P520 of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 78% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix P520 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix P520 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Coolpix P520 of 550g is heavier than 86% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix P520 has a GPS (satellite), unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon Coolpix P520 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Nikon Coolpix P520 of only 2x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 94% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Coolpix P520 features contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix P520 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|960 x 540|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix P520 of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 92% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix P520 has a pre-flash, unlike 95% of cameras which do not have a pre-flash.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix P520 of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 60% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix P520 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Coolpix P520's maximum aperture number of only 5.9 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 91% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix P520 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The Nikon Coolpix P520 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix P520 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix P520 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Coolpix P520 features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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4896 X 3672 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix P520 is 4896 x 3672. That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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3D

The Coolpix P520 is 3D. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Coolpix P520 of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 15% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Coolpix P520 of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 73% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Coolpix P520 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix P520 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of all cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB. The Nikon Coolpix P520's internal memory of only 15MB is smaller than 82% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

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