Updated (February 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V vs Nikon Coolpix P510

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

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Nikon Coolpix P510

75

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Great battery life
Battery life
450 shots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
120 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P510.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V.

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Much higher true resolution
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$646

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$1,253

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$272

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$500

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

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Abhijit (5:56 AM, March 03, 2013)
This site lacks the essence , Its like comparing Ferrari to a big truck, Truck has more power so its better. It is not comparing which camera can take better photograph. The sont HX200V is lot better than P510 and also costs more.
 
Yannis (1:07 PM, February 22, 2013)
I had the same concerns before i buy my HX100 and i am glad i excluded this 'silly' factor when making my choise !!!

Sony is doing a lot better on this type of cameras - definitely satisfied !

Yannis
 
Avatar for Sulo Rouhiainen Sulo Rouhiainen (4:35 PM, December 26, 2012)
I tried Nikon P510 (made in china) and was not amazed, slow menus, slow everything and very loud zoom-mechanism. I quickly delivered it back to the store the next day.

Then I took home Sony HX200V, fast, responsive and excellent auto photo settings, very good white blending and natural colors.. The flash lights up a huge area and makes really nice coloring and exposure levels!


I dont even bother to think of trying any other, I stick with this nice camera that is a really good update after my old DSC-P120! (made in Japan)
 
Anonymous (9:57 PM, October 11, 2012)
The Sony HX200V has HD Video recording except 60 fps
 
Abcd (9:49 PM, June 25, 2012)
What a stupid way to compare two cameras?  Popularity vote!  Yesterday checked out both cameras in a store side by side for 30 minutes.  Sony 30x zoom held up lot better for vivid vibrant colors and sharper images than Nikon's 41x.  Popularity?