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

54

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

44

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

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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

$380

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$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 P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$200 - $210

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $180

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$529 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$220

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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Nikon Coolpix P510
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
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