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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

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
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

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

$394 - $447

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$384

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Super zoom

$945

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