Nikon D5100 vs Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Winner
Nikon D5100

84

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

72

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for 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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Size Slightly smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

True resolution Higher true resolution
Focus points Slightly more focus points
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$946 with 18-135mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Travel zoom

$320

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Super zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Super zoom

$479

Size Smaller
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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Nikon D5100
D5100
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Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
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