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

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 P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$360

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$300

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$410

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$293

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger

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