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

52

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
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

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 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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $632

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$360

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Super zoom

$369

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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Nikon Coolpix P510
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