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Nikon P520 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 18.1MP 42x Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Four industry awards
Good quality pictures
Good features
155 Reviews + 4 Awards
onfoto.ru Best Design toptenreviews.com Bronze PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended

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Features

Good Features

Eleven customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Nine years ago website Newegg.com wrote “I didn't need to install a driver in Linux since I'm not using the card's raid features” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product 4 stars out of 5. Raven said “The features are amazing” in her review of this digital camera. She also mentioned “One of the best features of the the camera is the wireless” in her review.


Reviews

Four Industry Awards

The editor of website Ephotozine conluded that they would definitely endorse this Nikon camera and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award and it received a "Recommended" award from review website PhotographyBlog.com, confirming their endorsement. Also, the author at website Onfoto.ru gave this camera a "Best Design" award and concluded it was well designed.

The expert at one other expert review site wrote that this high megapixel camera was good. Toptenreviews.com gave this Nikon digital camera a "Bronze" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Nineteen experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews have rated this high megapixel camera on average 76%.

Excellent User Reviews

This digital camera has an average user rating of 90% based on 127 user reviews. Over 72% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good Brand

We checked 25,424 user and expert reviews (including 2,903 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 97% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Easy to Use

Twenty-six customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to use. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Easy to use interface, setup my raid 5 easily” . Expert review site Cnet.com said in their review of this digital camera “The Nikon Coolpix P520 is a very good camera for those after a big zoom range, better control over results”. Paul.a said three years ago “They are both easy to use and useful” in their review of this digital camera.

Three owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Wildbird gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of the Nikon P520 four years ago “He was right and the fact that the P520 updates the viewfinder screen is an improvement to the P510( he says) This camera is light, comfortable, has many extra functions”. J.p.h Yorkshire mentioned “This is very comfortable to handle” in their review of this digital camera. Hazeld wrote four years ago “This camera looks beautiful and feels really good to hold” .

Three customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. C. Brooks scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon.co.uk “The menu will allow you to change most settings quickly and with little fuss”. They also said “The in camera menu is easy to use” in their review. Three years ago M. D. mentioned “It is a joy to use and has enough settings, as well as full manual options to keep both novices” in their review of this digital camera.

Two owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to setup. Website Newegg.com wrote “Great interface, easy to setup” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Doris said “I found it very easy to set up” in her review of this digital camera.

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Good Product Quality

Twenty-seven people considered that this digital camera was good quality. Trustedreviews.com scored it 70 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “What is the Nikon Coolpix P520? Bridge cameras, which combine advanced manual controls and superior image quality into a compact shell, have always been popular, particularly among enthusiasts”. Four years ago expert review site Cnet.com wrote “Fine picture quality” in their Nikon P520 review. Whatdigitalcamera.com said on expert website What Digital Camera “The Nikon COOLPIX P520 is an overall capable compact, with a reasonable standard of image quality” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Good Looking

Eight owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Nine years ago website Newegg.com said “Box has pretty colors - unit may have worked”. Pat mentioned in his review of the Nikon P520 on expert website Amazon.co.uk “It is exactly what I ordered beautifully packed, delivered on time”. Robin O'neill said in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “A really useful additional camcorder style zoom control on the side”.

Three people who bought it wrote that it was neat. Mr. Matthew Mckinnon wrote in his review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon.co.uk “It fits neatly in your hand”. Mrs. Dawn Tufnell scored it 5 stars out of 5 and she mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “It is a neat size so not cumbersome”. Blair 49 said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “So just recently I purchased an immaculate almost new red P520 for £175 from that well known auction site” in their review of this digital camera.

Two people who reviewed this digital camera thought it was well designed. Expert website Reviewed.com said in their review of this digital camera “Its 42x zoom design, capable of a whopping 1000mm (equivalent) at full telephoto, crammed previously inconceivable reach into a remarkably compact package.” . Alan Bullock scored it 4 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “The P520 is a good design, has lots of features, is well made”.

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Robust

Eight customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Mvm said on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Also editing features built in and change of button configuration which makes operation much more user friendly”. Salsagirl123 mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “It its light weight yet sturdy and well made”. Three years ago Blair 49 said in their review of the Nikon P520 “The camera does not 'per se' have wi-fi capability built in”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Eleven customers thought the product was compact. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com wrote “The Coolpix P520 from Nikon gives you a nice answer to a compact bridge camera with some of the benefits you would find in SLR cameras”. Whatdigitalcamera.com scored this digital camera 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert website What Digital Camera “The incorporates a 42x optical zoom lens which provides an effective focal range of 24-1000mm, making it the most powerful Coolpix compact to date”. Expert website Photographyblog.com said four years ago “The Nikon Coolpix P520 is a new super-zoom compact camera with a mechanically-stabilized 42x optical zoom that offers a massive focal range of 24-1000mm” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Nine owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was heavy and bulky. Blair 49 wrote in their review of this digital camera “Having used heavy metal 35mm SLR's for many years with huge interchangeable lenses this new breed of bridge camera is a revelation to me” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Christopher Bailey said in his review of the Nikon P520 “Meanwhile my family members with Nikon D200 and D300s were dragging around their bulky DSLR camera systems” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Clive Orchard wrote in their review of this digital camera “This fulfills all my expectations and could even take the place of my DSLR which is much bigger and heavier to carry around” .

Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Ramon Rios-Torres mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Easy to use lightweight and very complete”. Four years ago Raven said “This is my first Nikon and it is small and lightweight, have no problems with controls etc”. Tone1428 wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “It is very lightweight, takes great pics” in their review of this digital camera.

Two people who reviewed it thought it was easy to carry around. Bob Todd scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote “It is light and easy to use”. H. G. C. Keenan said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Great pictures, easy to carry, good pictures in low light although still to get the hang of Panorama pictures”.

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Average Weight

The Nikon P520 has a relatively average weight (550 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Good Quality Pictures

Fourty-nine people considered that it was able to produce good images. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Photos look good”. Paul Jersey wrote “The zoom is outstanding, I took a photo up on dartmoor for a church on a hill, some two miles away”. Pat mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “He has identical model and has taken some amazing photographs of hovering buzzards showing every feather detail yet high in sky”.

Five people wrote in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Panos said “I was very excited when i start shooting with that pretty camera.”. Robin O'neill wrote on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “I preferred this Nikon to the current Canon Powershot SX50 as it has more megapixels”. Jr mentioned “So far I have only used it at 8MB resolution which is sufficient for my current needs” in their review of this digital camera.

Three people said in their reviews that the Nikon P520 was good in low light. Four years ago expert review site Reviewed.com said “While it didn't fare very well in low light, we're still impressed with the Nikon P520 on the whole”. Doris mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Is especially good in low light areas (twilight etc) where results are brilliant”.

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Good Video Capture

Six owners who bought the Nikon P520 concluded that it was good for video recording. Four years ago Mr. Michael Welsh said “In movie mode it takes a second or so to kick in so you could lose a vital bit of spur of the moment action” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Tyra Morrison gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and she mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “It's perfect for filming videos and blogging (which is why I bought it)!”. James said “Great zoom and brilliant HD video”.

Good Screen

Eleven owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Website Newegg.com said “Boot screen in 10 seconds fully populated”. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “A clearly effective VR system and an excellent LCD screen to recommend it”. Cameralabs.com rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Camera Labs four years ago “It has a bigger, more detailed screen than most a”.

Three owners who reviewed it thought it had a good viewfinder. Doris mentioned “Useful viewfinder which enables elimination of 'sloping seas! On auto setting” in her review of the Nikon P520 and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. J.p.h Yorkshire wrote in their review of this digital camera “I prefer to use a viewfinder rather than a screen, first of all this gives me more definite composition” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “Another reason why I prefer the viewfinder is that I need reading/close up spec's” in their review.

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Good Quality Lens

Fourty customers considered that it had a good zoom. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com said in their review of this digital camera “The device has an amazing 42x optical zoom and strong resolution so you can print out high-definition photos” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “The Coolpix P520 is a strong Nikon camera with powerful zoom that takes pristine images” in their review. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said “A massive zoom at a competitive price.” in their review of the Nikon P520 but they gave it a score of 2 stars out of 5.

Three owners who bought the product agreed that it had a good image stabiliser. Expert website Trustedreviews.com mentioned “It has an excellent LCD screen and the image stabilisation systems do a fine job of preventing camera shake” . Cameralabs.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Camera Labs “Its 42x zoom lens is one of the longest optical zooms around and combined with the excellent Vibration Reduction optical stabilisation produces great results”. Mr P Joss scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Very steady image stabilization”.

Three owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. Dee said “The lens cover is easily knocked off, leaving the lens, which is close to the front of the camera, vulnerable to damage” in his review of this digital camera.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Five customers who bought the Nikon P520 agreed that it had a good battery life. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “The slim battery lasts for just 200 shots, less than half that of most of its competitors; there's no accessory shoe for external flas” in their review of this digital camera. Raven mentioned “One thing I should mention, is the battery indicator on the camera” in her review of this digital camera. She also wrote “It indicates full battery then after a couple of frames the camera indicates battery exhausted” in her review.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two customers reckoned that the product had good technical guidance. Four years ago Simon wrote in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Would appreciate comprehensive instruction book without the need to down load over 200 pages off the internet”. Heather Remblance mentioned “Virtually no instructions and very heavy” in her review of this digital camera.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when Nikon released the P520.


Price

Good Value for Money

Thirteen owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good value for money. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Of all the cards I've had to deal with in linux, these have been some of the least troublesome ones”. Trustedreviews.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Trusted Reviews “It's also keenly priced.”. Three years ago Mr. P. L. Eddy mentioned in their review of this digital camera “An exceptional fully featured camera at a great price with GPS to remind me”.

Eight customers who bought it concluded that it was expensive. Norman a Gregson gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he said on expert website Amazon.co.uk “This seems to be the answer if you want some 'telephoto' use without burdening yourself walking around with heavy expensive lenses”. Salsagirl123 scored this digital camera 5 stars out of 5 and wrote four years ago “Don't want to carry around lots heavy expensive equipment all day.” in their review of the Nikon P520. Three years ago Leonard Hart said “The PRICE IS RIGHT, AS THE CAMERAS WITH MULTI LENSES WERE TO EXPENSIVE AND TO HEAVY TO CARRY ABOUT ALL DAY WHILE LOOKING FOR WILDLIFE” in his review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon P520 supports video recording, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon P520 supports Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support Full HD video and we think because of their better review scores, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1, and the Samsung NX300 are also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon P520 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon P520 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including because of their better review scores, the NX1000, or the NX2000 both from Samsung or the Sony Alpha A5100L.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Nikon P520 does not feature bluetooth, although keep in mind that most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Lens System

Very Big Optical Zoom

At 42 times zoom factor, the Nikon P520 has a very big optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera. The smallest optical zoom of high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera is 0.34x and the biggest is 65x.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) (50x).

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

Across all the comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago the digital zooms range from 2x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 34x. The Nikon P520 has a very small digital zoom (only 2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

If this digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DMC-TZ60 (£219) (4x and higher rated), or the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 (£579) (4x and higher rated) both from Panasonic or the Sony ILCE-5000 + E PZ 16-50mm + E 55-210mm (4x and higher rated).

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 1,000 millimeter, the Nikon P520 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera. Across all the high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 18mm to 1,600mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 360mm.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 4. The Nikon P520 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers (only 3) amongst cameras of this age.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera the display diagonals range from 2.5" to 4.8". With a display diagonal of 3.2 inches, the Nikon P520 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

We compared this camera to all the other 3.2" screen cameras and we think the Pentax K-3 (£588.01) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Samsung NX300 (3.31" and higher rated), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 (4.7" and higher rated).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon P520 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera that we have assessed, the display resolution (numeric) of the Nikon P520 of only 921 pixels is one of the lowest. The display resolutions (numeric) of high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera range from 1 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 810,000 pixels.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon P520 has a built-in flash. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the NEX-7, or the Alpha A58 both from Sony or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 which all of have better reviews.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon P520 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon P520 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon P520 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera do not have a GPS (satellite).

Other cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available that you might want to look at include the Lumix DMC-TZ40, or the Lumix DMC-CM1 both from Panasonic which and both of have better reviews.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Nikon P520 features saturation adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Nikon P520 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this camera also feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon P520 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon P520 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon P520 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to look at including the Samsung NX300 which has better reviews.

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4896 X 3672 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon P520 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera has a 4896 x 3672 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). The worst still image resolution of all high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 6000 x 4000.

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18.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is an 18.1 megapixels camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 18.1MP digital cameras currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 which has better reviews.

If you want a camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the DSC-HX90 (£298.99) (18.2MP), or the DSC-WX220 (£99.99) (18.2MP) both from Sony.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had gps. Alant said on expert website Amazon.co.uk four years ago “It is ready to use very quickly including the gps capability”. They also wrote “I have not found this to be a problem, even with the gps on all the time” in their review.


Flash

Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon P520 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon P520 has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon P520 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon P520 has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon P520 features voice recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon P520 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Nikon P520 has an HDMI. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have an HDMI.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Memory

Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 1.3GB. At only 15 megabytes, the Nikon P520 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

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Battery

Only 200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras that were released around the same time as this camera take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Nikon P520 which takes 200 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Four ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon P520 is more than most high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Nikon camera. The ISO sensitivities 80, 400, 800 and 3200 are also supported by this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon optical2x, 999p520b
Barcodes 00018208263967, 00018208263974, 00018208263981, 00018208933808, 00018208933846, 00018208933891, 05053973580272, 05742220203322, 08033737551950, 08033737552896, 08033737552902, 08431016655212

Nikon P520 Review Sources

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