Summary: The P510 is the first camera to break the 40x zoom barrier, heralding a new age of ridiculously versatile zooms in handheld packages. Has Nikon sacrificed image quality to win the numbers game?
Summary: Nikon recently introduced two updated digital cameras that replace (respectively) the Coolpix P300 and the Coolpix P500. This review will focus on the big brother in this sibling duo, the Nikon Coolpix P510, though I do hope that I get a chance to review the nifty little P310 at some point.
Pros: Big 42x optical zoom, 1080p HD movie, EVF and articulated, hi-res 3.0-inch monitor
Cons: Expensive, Long video start delay, Somewhat bulky
Excerpt: The Nikon P510 marks a new development in bridge cameras for Nikon; featuring an eye-watering 42x optical zoom alongside a 16MP CMOS sensor and 3in tiltable LCD screen, it’s clear that this is a serious shooter.
Pros: Massive optical zoom, advanced specification, good image quality
Cons: Build quality not the best, tiltable LCD screen could be better
Summary: The Nikon Coolpix P510 ups the ante in the ultra-zoom camera stakes by offering an incredible telephoto zoom setting of 1000mm. Remarkably it's still possible to hand-hold the camera in good light and achieve sharp pictures thanks to the excellent vibration reduction system, although you really need...