Updated (February 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Olympus PEN E-PL1

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Olympus PEN E-PL1

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

54

Olympus PEN E-PL1

29

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL1

Size
Really small
Mid size (115×72×42 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.7"
Weight
Light-weight
334 g
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P510.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PL1.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$351

Screen size Larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$210

Macro focus Better macro capability
Weight Slightly lighter
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$206 - $229

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Olympus PEN E-PL1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-P1

Olympus PEN E-P1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$743 body only

$323 with 14-42mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$442 body only

$229 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Hasselblad X1D

Hasselblad X1D

Boutique

$8,995

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

discussion

Nikon Coolpix P510
Coolpix P510
Nikon

Report a correction
Olympus PEN E-PL1
PEN E-PL1
Olympus

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments