Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

100

Canon Powershot SX40

92

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

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
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
 

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
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

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

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$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 P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$479 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$219 - $249

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Super zoom

$369 - $399

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm XP80

Fujifilm XP80

Waterproof

$139

Size Significantly smaller
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
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