Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Canon Powershot SX40

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50

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46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10.3 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P510.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$480 - $572

Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
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Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$650

Zoom More zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Much more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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Showing 5 comments

Serj Leon (9:32 PM, March 02, 2014)
video very good too...
 
Serj Leon (9:31 PM, March 02, 2014)
in image quality canon sx40 better
 
Avatar for Mehmet Toprak Mehmet Toprak (11:54 AM, May 04, 2013)
yes i have p510 and its shutter speed 8,3 - 1/4000
 
Dominik (4:13 AM, June 12, 2012)
Witch would be better in Image quality? 
 
Whoelsethatsme (8:50 AM, May 22, 2012)
 shutter speed of P510 is 8-1/4000