Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

54

Canon Powershot SX40

48

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
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
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

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$360

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$300

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Kodak PixPro FZ151

Kodak PixPro FZ151

Travel zoom

$103

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$339

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$349 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

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