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

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

100

Nikon Coolpix P500

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

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

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/5000 of a second

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 P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$449 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$500

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
GPS No built-in GPS
Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Super zoom

$900

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$378 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$486

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom More zoom
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!