• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1000.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1440.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P510 advantages over Nikon P600

  • Less expensive
    $180 vs $329
    Save money for lenses or accessories

Nikon P600 advantages over Nikon P510

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • More lens zoom
    60.0x vs 42.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Longer battery life
    More info 330 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Less shutter lag
    0.24 vs 0.54 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Newer
    17 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • 24-1,000mm equivalent zoom range; Built-in GPS; Articulated LCD; Very good print quality; Many movie options.

  • Focus sometimes difficult to achieve; Short shoulder strap; Battery charged in the camera; Low battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm SL300

Nikon P510
Fujifilm SL300
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $182
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer battery life
Nikon P600
Fujifilm SL300
  • $338
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $182
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Nikon P520

Nikon P510
Nikon P520
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
Nikon P600
Nikon P520
  • $338
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Nikon P530

Nikon P510
Nikon P530
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $318
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Newer
Nikon P600
Nikon P530
  • $338
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $318
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 24p video

Compared to Canon SX60

Nikon P510
Canon SX60
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $474
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Nikon P600
Canon SX60
  • $338
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $474
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Nikon P610

Nikon P510
Nikon P610
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $437
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
Nikon P600
Nikon P610
  • $338
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $437
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
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