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 resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
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
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
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 P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$210 - $279

Macro focus Better macro capability
Battery life Longer battery life
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$368

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$509 - $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-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$459

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

Zoom More zoom
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Size Significantly larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Travel zoom

$348

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

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