As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix L27 is also often compared to travel zooms and waterproofs. The Nikon Coolpix L27's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A10 and the Coolpix S5100) and Canon (such as the PowerShot IXUS 145 and the PowerShot A1400)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Nikon L27 has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3").

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
3 years newer
$87 - $110

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $86.95 vs $59.00

Nikon Coolpix S5100

Nikon Coolpix S5100
2 years older
$199

Significant advantages of the S5100 (vs the L27)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Thinner: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the S5100 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S5100 and L27

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix L26

Nikon Coolpix L26
1 year older
$60

Significant advantages of the L26 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the L26 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the L26 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $60.09 vs $59.00

Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L32
1 year newer
$120

Significant advantages of the L32 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much longer battery life: 320 shots vs 200 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L32 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the L32 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $120.00 vs $59.00

Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400
similar age

Significant advantages of the A1400 (vs the L27)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the A1400 (vs the L27)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital

common strengths of the A1400 and L27

  • None found

Casio QV-R200

Casio QV-R200
8 months older

Significant advantages of the QV-R200 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the QV-R200 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the QV-R200 and L27

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L27 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is slightly less expensive ($59.00 vs $279.00).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), is slightly larger (compact (59×96×29 mm) vs super compact (95×54×22 mm)), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), is older (january 2013 vs january 2015) and is thicker (1.1" vs 0.9").

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145
1 year newer
$523

Significant advantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the L27)

  • Smaller: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Thinner: 0.9" vs 1.1"
  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the IXUS 145 and L27

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 127 g vs 161 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000
2 years newer
$287

Significant advantages of the S7000 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly more zoom: 20x vs 5x
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the S7000 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S7000 and L27

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×60×27 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 165 g vs 161 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10
1 year newer
$297

Significant advantages of the DMC-SZ10 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-SZ10 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-SZ10 and L27

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×60×30 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 161 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
1 year newer
$118

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the L27)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Smaller: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Thinner: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the L27)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and L27

  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 122 g vs 161 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix T200

Fujifilm FinePix T200
1 year older

Significant advantages of the T200 (vs the L27)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the T200 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the T200 and L27

  • Fairly small: Compact (97×57×28 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 151 g vs 161 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
3 years newer
$89 - $137

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the L27)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Smaller: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the L27)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and L27

  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 161 g
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1.1"

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L27 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has better image stabilization (digital vs none) and takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 6 MP).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 5 mm), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.2 fps vs 30 fps).

Nikon Coolpix S31

Nikon Coolpix S31
similar age
$333

Significant advantages of the S31 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S31 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S31 and L27

  • None found

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition
3 months older

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and L27

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S32

Nikon Coolpix S32
1 year newer
$69

Significant advantages of the S32 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S32 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S32 and L27

  • None found