Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

100

Canon Powershot SX40

89

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

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
Battery life
Great battery life
380 shots

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 P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$449 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$335

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

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$418

Zoom More zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$305 - $649 body only

$354 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$342 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

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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