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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
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 Cybershot DSC-HX100v.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$200 - $210

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$380

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$514 - $597

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-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448 - $506

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Super zoom

$1,062

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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