Nikon D5100 vs Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Winner
Nikon D5100

54

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

49

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

$400 - $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

$389 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

$396 - $597 body only

$466 - $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

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Super zoom

$479

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Super zoom

$268

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

$649

Screen size Much larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Shorter battery life

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