As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix L27 is also often compared to waterproofs, travel zooms and ultra compacts. The Nikon Coolpix L27's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix S31 and the Coolpix A10) and Olympus (such as the T100 and the Stylus 800)

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 36 mm), has better image stabilization (digital vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 4 seconds).

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a significantly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 320 shots) and is older (january 2013 vs january 2015).

Olympus T100

Olympus T-100
2 years older

Significant advantages of the T100 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T100 (vs the L27)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/4.6 vs f/3.2
  • Much smaller screen: 2.4" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the T100 and L27

  • Light weight: 122 g vs 161 g

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
3 years newer
$87

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

  • Light weight: 160 g vs 161 g
  • Inexpensive: $86.95 vs $99.00

Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
1 year newer
$79

Significant advantages of the L31 (vs the L27)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the L31 and L27

  • Light weight: 160 g vs 161 g
  • Inexpensive: $79.00 vs $99.00

Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L32
1 year newer
$90 - $100

Significant advantages of the L32 (vs the L27)

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

Significant disadvantages of the L32 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the L32 and L27

  • Light weight: 164 g vs 161 g
  • Inexpensive: $89.88 vs $99.00

Kodak PixPro FZ41

Kodak PixPro FZ41
5 months newer
$99

Significant advantages of the FZ41 (vs the L27)

  • Much longer battery life: 360 shots vs 200 shots

Significant disadvantages of the FZ41 (vs the L27)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 4 seconds vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the FZ41 and L27

  • Light weight: 116 g vs 161 g
  • Inexpensive: $98.81 vs $99.00

Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400
similar age

Significant advantages of the A1400 (vs the L27)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A1400 (vs the L27)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 150 shots vs 200 shots

common strengths of the A1400 and L27

  • None found

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 29 mm) and takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 6 MP).

However, on average it has a slightly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 260 shots) and is not waterproof.

Nikon Coolpix S31

Nikon Coolpix S31
similar age
$178

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

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L27 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (59×96×29 mm) vs super compact (95×54×22 mm)), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a slightly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 230 shots) and is thicker (1.1" vs 0.9").

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600
1 year newer
$99

Significant advantages of the S3600 (vs the L27)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Smaller: Super compact (97×58×20 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the S3600 (vs the L27)

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

common strengths of the S3600 and L27

  • Fairly small: Super compact (97×58×20 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 125 g vs 161 g

Nikon Coolpix S6300

Nikon Coolpix S6300
1 year older
$210

Significant advantages of the S6300 (vs the L27)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S6300 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S6300 and L27

  • Fairly small: Compact (94×58×26 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 161 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
1 year newer
$120

Significant advantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the L27)

  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and L27

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

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)

  • Worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm

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

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L27 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (2.7" vs 2.5"), has better image stabilization (digital vs none), is thinner (1.1" vs 2.1") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/400 of a second).

However, on average it is significantly larger (compact (59×96×29 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)), is older (january 2013 vs february 2014) and is slightly heavier (161 g vs 108 g).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
1 year newer
$100 - $120

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and L27

  • None found

Pentax Efina

Pentax Efina
similar age

Significant advantages of the Efina (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Efina (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the Efina and L27

  • None found