Updated (February 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

49

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (115×83×92 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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-HX1.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$300

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix P610

Nikon Coolpix P610

Super zoom

$420

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$199 - $279

Macro focus Better macro capability
Battery life Longer battery life
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Super zoom

$1,498

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$360 - $448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Larger
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$297

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Nikon Coolpix P510
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
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