Updated (February 2012): Compare the Nikon D5100 vs Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

78

Nikon D5100

74

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P510.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$449 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$599

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$335

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS

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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$299 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Weight Lighter
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

$588 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

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