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

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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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Wide angle Much better wide angle 28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
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
Macro focus Much better macro capability 2 cm vs 15 cm
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Focus on subjects 7.5x closer to the lens
Screen size Much 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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 12 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 50% more detail in your photos
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
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
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
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
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 significantly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Nikon Coolpix P330

        Nikon Coolpix P330

        Pro digicam

        $257

        Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
        Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly higher boost light sensitivity
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $210 - $249

        Wide angle Has a significantly 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 P520

        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Super zoom

        $327 - $347

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $160 - $279

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Has a significantly 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

        $468 - $547

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Canon PowerShot G15

        Canon PowerShot G15

        Pro digicam

        $399 - $499

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $479 - $498

        Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Canon PowerShot G1X

        Canon PowerShot G1X

        Boutique

        $510 - $549

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

        Pro digicam

        $338 - $348

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Startup delay Much more startup delay
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

        Nikon Coolpix S510 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $249

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

        Compact

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Weight Heavier
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Nikon Coolpix S600

        Nikon Coolpix S600

        Compact

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Kodak EasyShare V1253

        Kodak EasyShare V1253

        Compact

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix P510

        Nikon Coolpix P510

        Super zoom

        $249

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture

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