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

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7700

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1800 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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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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
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
Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
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
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
True resolution Much higher true resolution 12 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 50% more detail in your photos
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
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Around 70% larger sensor
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
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
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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

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        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 SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Super zoom

        $323 - $377

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $235 - $250

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $180 - $279

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier

        Nikon Coolpix P7700 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix P7800

        Nikon Coolpix P7800

        Pro digicam

        $509 - $547

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
        Canon PowerShot G15

        Canon PowerShot G15

        Pro digicam

        $390 - $400

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Overall image quality Worse image quality
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

        Pro digicam

        $398

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Startup delay Much more startup delay
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Canon PowerShot G1X

        Canon PowerShot G1X

        Boutique

        $549 - $610

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $548

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

        Nikon Coolpix S510 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $219 - $230

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

        Sony Cybershot W510

        Compact

        $138

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Canon Powershot SX40

        Canon Powershot SX40

        Super zoom

        $324 - $390

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Placeholder

        Olympus FE-110

        Compact

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Olympus TG-820 iHS

        Olympus TG-820

        Waterproof

        $190

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Aperture Much narrower aperture
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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