Updated (September, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P7800 vs Nikon Coolpix S510

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7700

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1800 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S510

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 88x51x22 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
125 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon P7700

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Macro focus Much better macro capability 2 cm vs 15 cm
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Focus on subjects 7.5x closer to the lens
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the P7700's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 12 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 50% more detail in your photos
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 2,000 ISO
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The P7700's maximum light sensitivity is 1.7 f-stops better
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Sensor size Larger sensor 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
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Around 70% larger sensor
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 6,400 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 60s vs 4s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S510

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Size Smaller 88x51x22 mm vs 119x73x51 mm
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4.5x smaller
Weight Significantly lighter 125 g vs 392 g
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3.1x lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 2"
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2.3x thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $297.75 vs $441.67
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The best price we've seen is $144 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              P7700:6,400 ISO
              S510:None
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              P7700:28 mm
              S510:35 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              P7700:7.1x
              S510:3x

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $320 - $442

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Nikon Coolpix P7700 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Pro digicam

              $547

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $300 - $398

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Startup delay Much more startup delay
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Pro digicam

              $550

              Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $449

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Focus points Many fewer focus points

              Nikon Coolpix S510 Competitors

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              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Placeholder

              Olympus FE-110

              Compact

              $124

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              HP Photosmart R742

              HP Photosmart R742

              Compact

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Casio Exilim EX-Z800

              Casio Exilim EX-Z800

              Ultra compact

              $145

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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