Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

55

Canon Powershot SX40

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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 Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $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 P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$365

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$369 - $447

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$345 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$535 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

Nikon Coolpix P510
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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