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

54

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
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

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 P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$380

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$200 - $210

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$195 - $199

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$239

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$149

Focus points Slightly more focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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