Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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 Cybershot DSC-HX100v.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$369 - $447

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$380

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$509 - $697

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$175 - $178

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$500

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

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Avatar for Sulo Rouhiainen Sulo Rouhiainen (4:45 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)
 
Bolbingeorge (10:39 AM, July 17, 2012)
nice photos