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

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

59

Nikon D5100

53

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

Overall image quality
Great image quality
80.0
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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 L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$250

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Size Smaller
Zoom Less zoom
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$370

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$620 - $647 body only

$619 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

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