Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510

Portability
93
Imaging
41
Features
34
Overall
38
Fujifilm FinePix XP60 front
 
Nikon Coolpix P510 front
Portability
66
Imaging
41
Features
55
Overall
46

Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510 Key Specs

Fujifilm XP60
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 183g - 104 x 67 x 26mm
  • Launched June 2013
  • Superseded the Fujifilm XP50
  • New Model is Fujifilm XP70
Nikon P510
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-1000mm (F3.0-5.9) lens
  • 555g - 120 x 83 x 102mm
  • Released July 2012
  • Superseded the Nikon P500
  • Successor is Nikon P520
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Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510 Overview

Its time to look much closer at the Fujifilm XP60 and Nikon P510, former being a Waterproof while the other is a Small Sensor Superzoom by brands FujiFilm and Nikon. The sensor resolution of the XP60 (16MP) and the P510 (16MP) is fairly similar and they use the exact same sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The XP60 was introduced 12 months later than the P510 which means that they are both of a similar age. Each of these cameras come with different body type with the Fujifilm XP60 being a Compact camera and the Nikon P510 being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.

Before delving through a thorough comparison, below is a brief synopsis of how the XP60 grades vs the P510 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP60 over the Nikon P510

 XP60 P510 
ReleasedJune 2013July 2012More recent by 12 months

Reasons to pick Nikon P510 over the Fujifilm XP60

 P510 XP60 
Focus manually Dial accurate focus
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display
Display dimension3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution921k230kClearer display (+691k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm XP60 and Nikon P510

 XP60 P510 
Selfie screen Neither has selfie screen
Touch friendly display Neither has Touch friendly display

Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510 Physical Comparison

If you are going to lug around your camera regularly, you will need to consider its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm XP60 has external dimensions of 104mm x 67mm x 26mm (4.1" x 2.6" x 1.0") having a weight of 183 grams (0.40 lbs) whilst the Nikon P510 has measurements of 120mm x 83mm x 102mm (4.7" x 3.3" x 4.0") along with a weight of 555 grams (1.22 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an ILC will change dependant on the lens you are utilizing at that time. Following is the front view scale comparison of the XP60 vs the P510.

Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510 size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability score of the XP60 and P510 is 93 and 66 respectively.

Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510 Sensor Comparison

Generally, it is very difficult to visualize the difference between sensor measurements simply by reading a spec sheet. The visual underneath will provide you a better sense of the sensor sizes in the XP60 and P510.

Clearly, both of those cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements and the exact same resolution therefore you can expect similar quality of images but you may want to take the launch date of the products into consideration. The fresher XP60 provides a benefit when it comes to sensor innovation.

Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XP60 Portrait photography highlights
Nikon P510 Portrait photography highlights
31
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
lack of manual focus
manual exposure not available
cannot use external flash
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
44
you can focus manually
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
provides face detection autofocus
external flash not possible
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm XP60
Street photography with Nikon P510
62
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment proof
no articulating screen
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
51
tilting screen
has image stabilization (Optical)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
more heavy than competition in class (555g)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XP60 Sports photography advice
Nikon P510 Sports photography advice
49
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
features tracking autofocus
environment proof
no shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no phase detect auto focus
51
great zoom range (24-1000mm 41.7 x zoom)
maximum shutter speed is high (1/8,000s)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (16 megapixels)
provides tracking autofocus
very small sensor (1/2.3")
low battery (200 CIPA)
lack of phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm XP60 Travel photography information
Nikon P510 Travel photography information
68
environment proof
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
pretty wide (28mm)
lack of Time Lapse mode
screen is not selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
54
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
built-in flash
pretty wide (24mm)
great reach (1000mm)
low battery (200 per charge)
more heavy than competition in class (555g)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP60 as a Landscape photography camera
Nikon P510 as a Landscape photography camera
42
pretty wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
environment proof
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
tiny screen (2.7")
manual exposure not available
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
lack of Time Lapse mode
48
you can focus manually
pretty wide (24mm)
decent sized screen (3")
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
can't switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
low battery (200 CIPA)
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm XP60 Vlogging advice
Nikon P510 Vlogging advice
32
pretty wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
high res video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
screen is not selfie friendly
lack of external mic support
27
pretty wide (24mm)
has image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detection autofocus
good video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
does not have external microphone support
more heavy than competition in class (555g)
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Fujifilm XP60 vs Nikon P510 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP60 and Nikon P510
 Fujifilm FinePix XP60Nikon Coolpix P510
General Information
Brand FujiFilm Nikon
Model type Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Nikon Coolpix P510
Class Waterproof Small Sensor Superzoom
Launched 2013-06-21 2012-07-05
Physical type Compact SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Chip - Expeed C2
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio - 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 4608 x 3440 4608 x 3456
Maximum native ISO 6400 3200
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW format
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
Selective AF
AF center weighted
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-140mm (5.0x) 24-1000mm (41.7x)
Maximum aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/3.0-5.9
Macro focusing range - 2cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Tilting
Screen diagonal 2.7 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 230k dots 921k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Screen tech TFT color LCD monitor TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Features
Slowest shutter speed 4 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 10.0fps 7.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation - Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow-sync
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps) 1920 x 1080 (15, 30fps), 1280 x 720p (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (120, 30fps)
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video data format H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None BuiltIn
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 183 grams (0.40 lb) 555 grams (1.22 lb)
Dimensions 104 x 67 x 26mm (4.1" x 2.6" x 1.0") 120 x 83 x 102mm (4.7" x 3.3" x 4.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 200 photos
Battery style - Battery Pack
Battery ID - EN-EL5
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/ SDHC/ SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots One One
Launch pricing $180 $600