Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR vs Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P510

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

63

vs

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

52

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS10

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS10

Report a correction
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 1,000 fps vs 120 fps
Help
Around 8.5x higher fps
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
Help
Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
Help
Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.0
Help
At its widest zoom, the HS10's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
Help
The HS10's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
Help
An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 7 fps
Help
More than 40% faster continuous shooting
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 8s
Help
Around 4x longer exposures
Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Learn more about
the Fujifilm HS10

Advantages of the Nikon P510

Report a correction
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
Help
More than 4x higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Zoom More zoom 41.7x vs 30x
Help
More than 90% more zoom
Size Smaller 120x83x102 mm vs 131x91x126 mm
Help
More than 30% smaller
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
Help
Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
Help
Less risk of blur
Thickness Thinner 4" vs 5"
Help
Around 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 555 g vs 666 g
Help
Around 20% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $323.00 vs $399.99
Help
The best price we've seen is $77 cheaper (around 20% less)
Nikon Coolpix P510 Learn more about
the Nikon P510
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Fujifilm FinePix HS10 52
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        63 Nikon Coolpix P510 Nikon Coolpix P510
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              HS10:5"
              P510:4"
              Weight Heavy Help
              HS10:666 g
              P510:555 g
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              HS10:450 ms
              P510:380 ms
              Size Large Help
              HS10:131x91x126 mm
              P510:120x83x102 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $430

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $335

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $278 body only

              $427 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $567 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $250

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              $349

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $337 - $390

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $240

              3D Takes 3D photos
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Super zoom

              $395 - $479

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $347

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $427

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $170 - $279

              Size Smaller
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              GPS No built-in GPS

              appearance

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Nikon Coolpix P510
              Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Nikon Coolpix P510
              Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Nikon Coolpix P510

              discussion

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10
              FinePix HS10
              Fujifilm

              Report a correction
              Nikon Coolpix P510
              Coolpix P510
              Nikon

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments