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

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

54

Nikon Coolpix P500

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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 P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$380

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$200 - $210

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

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$497

Zoom Much more zoom
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$188 - $229

Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
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!