Updated (February 2011): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Nikon D3100

Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Nikon D3100

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P500

77

Nikon D3100

63

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P500.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3100.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$319

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$301

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon D3100 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$487 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$450 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Slightly thicker

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Jolly Samar (10:34 AM, February 21, 2012)
Please let me whether ..DLSR 3100 /5100 better than Sony HX 100V