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Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Top 60%1,653 points
Top 60%
Top 8%3,770 points
Top 8%
Canon  ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Top specs and features

Canon ELPH 520 HS vs Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR: 79 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.45x more megapixels (main camera).
10.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.7MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.62mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
35.9 x 24mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Canon EOS R: 5655
39

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5.5fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
28% have it

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
190shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
900shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 24fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

9. weight

605g lighter.
155g
HTC Re: 65.5g
760g

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
50% have it

12. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
12% have it

13. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
32% have it

14. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR(Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm F/3.5-4.5G ED VR)
46% have it

15. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
72% have it

16. pixel density

32.73% higher pixel density.
333ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
442ppi

17. resolution

2x higher resolution.
831 x 554px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1176 x 784px

18. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
9% have it

19. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
16% have it

20. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
27% have it

21. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
26% have it

22. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
20% have it

23. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
66% have it

24. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
27% have it

25. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
54% have it

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