As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix L27 is also often compared to waterproofs, travel zooms, ultra compacts and digicams. The Nikon Coolpix L27's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot A1400 and the PowerShot A2500) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix L28 and the Coolpix S2700)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L27 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 33 mm) and has better image stabilization (digital vs none).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact 59x96x29 mm vs super compact 98x56x21 mm), lacks a built in panoramas, has a slightly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 280 shots), significantly worse macro focusing (10 cm vs 3 cm) and is thicker (1.1" vs 0.8").

Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400
similar age
$68 - $103

Significant advantages of the A1400 (vs the L27)

  • Much better macro capability: 3 cm vs 10 cm
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A1400 (vs the L27)

  • No image stabilization: None vs Digital

common strengths of the A1400 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $67.99 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot A1400 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix L28

Nikon Coolpix L28
similar age
$84 - $87

Significant advantages of the L28 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3.0" vs 2.7"
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
  • Longer battery life: 280 shots vs 200 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L28 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the L28 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $83.95 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Coolpix L28 vs the Coolpix L27

Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500
similar age
$75 - $126

Significant advantages of the A2500 (vs the L27)

  • Much better macro capability: 3 cm vs 10 cm
  • Smaller: Super compact 98x56x21 mm vs Compact 59x96x29 mm
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the A2500 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the A2500 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $74.99 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot A2500 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710
similar age
$94

Significant advantages of the DSC-W710 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact 97x55x20 mm vs Compact 59x96x29 mm
  • Significantly better macro capability: 5 cm vs 10 cm
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W710 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W710 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $93.95 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix S2700

Nikon Coolpix S2700
similar age
$76 - $110

Significant advantages of the S2700 (vs the L27)

  • Smaller: Super compact 94x57x20 mm vs Compact 59x96x29 mm
  • Significantly better macro capability: 5 cm vs 10 cm
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the S2700 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S2700 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $75.95 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the S2700 vs the L27

Fujifilm FinePix AX650

Fujifilm FinePix AX650
similar age
$69 - $104

Significant advantages of the AX650 (vs the L27)

  • Much better macro capability: 1 cm vs 10 cm
  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 200 shots
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the AX650 (vs the L27)

  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the AX650 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $69.00 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Fujifilm FinePix AX650 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L27 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 30 mm), takes much higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 6 MP) and has a marginally larger sensor (1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/3" 4.8x3.6mm).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), significantly worse macro focusing (10 cm vs 5 cm) and is not waterproof.

Nikon Coolpix S30

Nikon Coolpix S30
1 year older
$142

Significant advantages of the S30 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly better macro capability: 5 cm vs 10 cm
  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the S30 (vs the L27)

  • Much lower true resolution: 6 MP vs 9.7 MP

common strengths of the S30 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $142.00 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Coolpix S30 vs the Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix S31

Nikon Coolpix S31
similar age
$96

Significant advantages of the S31 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly better macro capability: 5 cm vs 10 cm
  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the S31 (vs the L27)

  • Much lower true resolution: 6 MP vs 9.7 MP

common strengths of the S31 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $95.99 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the S31 vs the L27

Nikon Coolpix S32

Nikon Coolpix S32
1 year newer
$117

Significant advantages of the S32 (vs the L27)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better macro capability: 5 cm vs 10 cm

Significant disadvantages of the S32 (vs the L27)

  • Much lower true resolution: 6 MP vs 9.7 MP

common strengths of the S32 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $116.95 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Coolpix S32 vs the Coolpix L27

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L27 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is newer (january, 2013 vs august, 2012).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3.0"), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), lacks a built in panoramas, has a slightly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 290 shots) and much worse macro focusing (10 cm vs 3 cm).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

Sony CyberShot DSC-W730
similar age
$99

Significant advantages of the DSC-W730 (vs the L27)

  • Better image stabilization: Lens vs Digital
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
  • Significantly better macro capability: 5 cm vs 10 cm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W730 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W730 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $98.95 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Sony CyberShot DSC-W730 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

Fujifilm FinePix JZ100
1 year older
$72

Significant advantages of the JZ100 (vs the L27)

  • Better image stabilization: Lens vs Digital
  • Significantly better macro capability: 5 cm vs 10 cm

Significant disadvantages of the JZ100 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the JZ100 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $72.11 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Fujifilm FinePix JZ100 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90
1 year older
$133

Significant advantages of the DSC-H90 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3.0" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization: Lens vs Digital
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H90 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-H90 and L27

  • None found
arrow Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
5 months older
$115 - $149

Significant advantages of the SX160 IS (vs the L27)

  • Much better macro capability: 1 cm vs 10 cm
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.0" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization: Lens vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the SX160 IS (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX160 IS and L27

  • Inexpensive: $114.51 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

Fujifilm FinePix T350

Fujifilm FinePix T350
1 year older

Significant advantages of the T350 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3.0" vs 2.7"
  • Much better macro capability: 3 cm vs 10 cm
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

Significant disadvantages of the T350 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the T350 and L27

  • None found
arrow Compare the Fujifilm FinePix T350 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
1 year newer
$118 - $129

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

  • Better image stabilization: Lens vs Digital
  • Can create panoramas in-camera

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

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $118.00 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, compared to ultra compact competitors the Nikon L27 has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.5), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3.0"), is significantly larger (compact 59x96x29 mm vs ultra compact 94x54x18 mm), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and lacks a built in panoramas.

Samsung ST72

Samsung ST72
similar age
$147

Significant advantages of the ST72 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.5 vs f/3.2
  • Significantly smaller: Ultra compact 94x58x18 mm vs Compact 59x96x29 mm
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.0" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the ST72 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST72 and L27

  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Samsung ST72 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1
similar age
$120

Significant advantages of the DMC-XS1 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly smaller: Ultra compact 94x54x18 mm vs Compact 59x96x29 mm
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
  • Better image stabilization: Lens vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-XS1 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-XS1 and L27

  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

Samsung ST150F

Samsung ST150F
similar age
$79 - $129

Significant advantages of the ST150F (vs the L27)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.5 vs f/3.2
  • Significantly smaller: Ultra compact 94x58x18 mm vs Compact 59x96x29 mm
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.0" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the ST150F (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST150F and L27

  • Each has a built-in flash
arrow Compare the Samsung ST150F vs the Nikon Coolpix L27

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L27 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3.2 vs f/3.5), is newer (january, 2013 vs february, 2011) and is thinner (1.1" vs 2").

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3.0"), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix S5200

Nikon Coolpix S5200
similar age
$89 - $175

Significant advantages of the S5200 (vs the L27)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.0" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization: Lens vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the S5200 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S5200 and L27

  • Light weight: 146 g vs 161 g
  • Inexpensive: $89.00 vs $72.57
arrow Compare the S5200 vs the L27

Samsung ES75

Samsung ES75
2 years older

Significant advantages of the ES75 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ES75 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the ES75 and L27

  • None found
arrow Compare the Samsung ES75 vs the Nikon Coolpix L27