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Nikon Coolpix P510

$379.95
Nikon Coolpix P510
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A multi award winning and enormous optical zoom compact digital camera, with good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
Compact 16.1MP 42x No Dec 2013
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Nikon Coolpix P510 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix P510 number 433 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
427 Reviews + 8 Awards
64
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 427 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
3D shooting mode: create a 3d image of any still subject to be played back on 3d-capable tvs and computers. the camera combines two images taken from different positions; the second shot is taken automatically when the camera detects that you are in the right position
Retouch menu: enhance your photos in-camera with a range of filter effects. includes options such as selective color, which converts your image to monochrome then adds a splash of color to an area of your choice, and cross screen, which lends a starry effect to bright objects
Wireless transfer: compatible with eye-fi x2 (or later) cards. transmit your digital photos (in JPEG format) directly to your phone or personal computer, and then connect to the internet to take advantage of nikon's photo sharing service, my picturetown
Subject tracking af: capture sharp shots of subjects that can t or won t stay still. subject tracking AF keeps the camera focused on a selected subject even if it is moving around
Fast and accurate af: when you want to capture complex subjects, you can shoot in manual focus with a 99-point autofocus system for extra-sharp results
16 scene modes: scene modes automatically optimize the camera settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations. achieve great shots the easy way just select the mode that matches your situation
Mode dial with manual exposure modes (p/s/a/m) and user mode, where you can recall your preferred camera settings instantly
High-speed continuous shooting: shoot up to five full-resolution shots at 7 fps, or up to 30 full-resolution shots at 1 fps
Advanced movie features: you can use the optical zoom with autofocus when recording, and film in slow or fast motion using speeds of up to 120 fps (vga). movies can be recorded in iframe format and a built-in HDMI connector lets you connect the camera directly to an HDTV
Easy panorama 360/180: pan vertically or horizontally to create dynamic panoramas
Bigger than average optical zoom
Auto HDR mode: capture images with impressive tonal detail in any situation when you shoot in HDR mode. the camera combines two shots taken at different exposures during a single shutter release to create an image with wide dynamic range and rich color gradation
Built-in global positioning system (gps): records the exact location (latitude and longitude) where a picture was taken as a geotag in the image data (exif), and you can record your route when not taking pictures
Tiltable 7.5 cm (3.0-in.) 921k-dot LCD monitor: take shots from any angle. this high-resolution screen boasts an anti-reflective coating and nikon's clear color display technology for clear viewing
Full HD (1080p) movie recording with stereo sound: a dedicated video-record button makes it easy to begin filming
Advanced lens-shift vr: nikon's second-generation vibration reduction system reduces the effect of camera shake in real time and lets you use shutter speeds that are up to four stops slower
Back-illuminated 16-mp CMOS sensor: with each pixel receiving more light, this highly sensitive image sensor works with the EXPEED processor to deliver clear shots in any light
EXPEED c2: nikon's fast and powerful image processing system provides high-speed operation, enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality
Heavier than average
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix P510?

The Nikon Coolpix P510 is 119.8mm wide and 82.9mm tall. It is 102.2mm deep and weighs 555g.

Nikon Coolpix P510 front dimensions
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Nikon Coolpix P510 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $379.95 it is in the most expensive 48% of cameras.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix P510 of 16.1MP is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 43% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix P510's optical zoom of 42x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 92% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix P510 of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix P510 of 3.3 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Nikon Coolpix P510's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the fastest 39% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix P510 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The Coolpix P510's weight of 555g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix P510 has a pre-flash, unlike 95% of digital cameras which do not have a pre-flash.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix P510 of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 45% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix P510 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix P510 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix P510 of only 5.9 is smaller than 92% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Coolpix P510 of 921,000 pixels is higher than 74% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|960 x 540|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix P510 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The Nikon Coolpix P510 does not have a video out, although it is worth keeping in mind that 100% of cameras also do not have a video out.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix P510 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix P510 is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix P510 features multi-shot function. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon Coolpix P510 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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3D

The Nikon Coolpix P510 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix P510 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Night Mode

The Coolpix P510 has a night mode, unlike 96% of cameras which do not have a night mode.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix P510's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 85% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The Nikon Coolpix P510 features face detection. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon Coolpix P510 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of digital cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Coolpix P510 of 90MB is in the biggest 10% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the Coolpix P510 of only 2x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 94% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon Coolpix P510 of only 24mm is in the shortest 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 26329

Barcodes:

00018208926893, 00018208926930, 00018208926978, 00182089268936, 00182089269308, 00182089269780, 03610170826446, 03610170843009, 08033737552308

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