Nikon Coolpix P510 Digital Camera

16 Megapixels16 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Built-In GPSBuilt-In GPSAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed reviewDiscontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Nikon Coolpix P510 is a Large Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 16 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-6400. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 16 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to 19" x 14" at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Nikon Coolpix P510 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/4000 to 4s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/4000, fast action can easily be frozen. Given that is does not support very slow shutter-speeds, this camera is unsuitable for night photography. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Nikon Coolpix P510

The Nikon Coolpix P510 features a 99-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame.

Dual controls-dials offer direct access to most exposure parameters which makes this digital camera suitable for advanced photographers. This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Nikon Coolpix P510 is performed via a 0.20" Built-in EVF with 200K Pixels. This EVF shows 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandNikon ModelCoolpix P510
Sensor 16 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-6400 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 4s
Lens24 - 1000mm F/3.3 - 5.9 / 8Mininum Focus1cm (w) / 1.5m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System 99-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Tracking AF-C
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.20" EVF 200K Pixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Display Size 920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes18Back Light, Beach, Close Up, Copy, Dusk/Dawn, Fireworks, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Portrait, Panorama Assist, Party/Indoor, Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, 3D
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed Bracketing 3 Shots ±1/3 EV
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 7 FPS, 5 JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 8 - 4.5m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Internal Memory GPS Position
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 240 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2012-02-01, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 120 x 83 x 102mm (W x H x D) Weight 555g

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Nikon P510 Highlights


Large digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

16 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 100-6400
41.7X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/4000-4s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls
0.20" Built-in EVF 200K PixelsCustom white-balance
7 FPS Drive, 5 ImagesLithium-Ion Battery
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital Extended Capacity
3" LCD 920K PixelsInternal Memory
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