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

55

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

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 Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$250

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Size Smaller
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$370

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$192

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$220

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

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