Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Pentax K10D

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P500

61

Pentax K10D

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K10D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
113 lenses
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P500.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K10D.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$700

Zoom More zoom
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$337

Aperture Wider aperture
GPS Has a GPS
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

Pentax K10D Competitors

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

$567 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Pentax K200D

Pentax K200D

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Screen size Larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life

discussion

Nikon Coolpix P500
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Pentax K10D
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