Nikon D5100 vs Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Winner
Nikon D5100

60

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

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 D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$368 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$609 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$250

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Super zoom

$600

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$410

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Larger

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Nikon D5100
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