Updated (August 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

52

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Size
Really small
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
341 g
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P510.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$369 - $447

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$374

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$499

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$240

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$499 - $697

Zoom Much more zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$340 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly larger

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