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

65

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
230 ms shutter lag

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 P610

Nikon Coolpix P610

Super zoom

$290 - $427

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$179 - $197

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

$277 - $279

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$626

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS Has a GPS
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$150 - $168

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly larger
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$375 - $448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Larger

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