Updated (February 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

56

Nikon Coolpix P500

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/5000 of a second
Screen size
Large screen
3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P500.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P510.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$335

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$414

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$380

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$339 - $447

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Aperture Much wider aperture
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:45 PM, January 28, 2013)
Thanks, we will fix that up.
 
Alex (2:41 PM, January 27, 2013)
Correction: The P510 has an 8 second max exposure time. :)
 
Tonphson (4:42 PM, May 15, 2012)
natureza e familia muito bem fotografado pela P 500
 
Ddddd (10:15 AM, March 17, 2012)
I think you'll find the p500 has in camera panorama (:
 
Burts (7:10 PM, March 08, 2012)
The Nikon Coolpix P500 is an excellent camera! Pitty mine got stolen out of my car!