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Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top 60%981 points
Top 60%
Top 1%2,433 points
Top 1%
Top 7%2,263 points
Top 7%
Canon  ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top specs and features

Canon ELPH 520 HS vs Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM: 83 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

10.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.7MP
16.2MP

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
23.5 x 15.6mm

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
15

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
10fps

5. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
28% have it

6. 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
12800 ISO

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
330shots

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
1080 x 60fps

9. weight

155g
HTC Re: 65.5g
760g
492g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
39% have it

11. 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
1/4000s

12. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
50% have it

13. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
12% have it

14. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
32% have it

15. 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)
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
46% have it

16. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
72% have it

17. pixel density

333ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
442ppi
471ppi

18. resolution

831 x 554px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1176 x 784px
1176 x 784px

19. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
9% have it

20. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
16% have it

21. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
27% have it

22. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
26% have it

23. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
27% have it

24. 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
20% 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
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
54% have it

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