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

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

52

Nikon Coolpix P500

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
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
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots

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

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$350 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $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 L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$130 - $159

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$229

Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$130 - $159

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
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!