Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

52

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

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
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 L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$130 - $159

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$350 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

$288

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot G7

Canon PowerShot G7

Digicam

$363

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

$956

Screen size Larger screen
Size Smaller
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