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

100

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

84

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

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 D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $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 L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$229

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$219 - $249

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Larger
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$295 - $549 body only

$338 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Larger
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$529 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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