Nikon D5100 vs Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Winner
Nikon D5100

55

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
273 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX10 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$394 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$378 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$410 - $597 body only

$460 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Competitors

Olympus SP-550 UZ

Olympus SP-550 UZ

Super zoom

$529

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Smaller
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$550

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom Less zoom
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$183

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

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