Updated (February 2011): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P500

100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

83

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P500.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1.

competitors

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

$340 - $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

$550

Zoom More zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Super zoom

$900

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

$194

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Smaller
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$211

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

discussion

Nikon Coolpix P500
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
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Isaacfrontado (11:56 PM, August 28, 2011)
I have the sony hx1 then attending snapsort recommendations I bought the nikon p500. the hx1 is way better than the p500, optical stabilizing and some others features make sony a better choice.

Now I'm selling p500 to buy the sony hx100.