As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix L27 is also often compared to ultra compacts, travel zooms and waterproofs. The Nikon Coolpix L27's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A10 and the Coolpix L31) and Canon (such as the PowerShot A810 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") and is older (january 2013 vs january 2015).

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
3 years newer
$90

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: $89.95 vs $69.00

Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
1 year newer
$90

Significant advantages of the L31 (vs the L27)

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

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the L31 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $89.99 vs $69.00

Nikon Coolpix L26

Nikon Coolpix L26
1 year older
$172

Significant advantages of the L26 (vs the L27)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the L26 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the L26 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $172.27 vs $69.00

Canon PowerShot A810

Canon PowerShot A810
1 year older
$300

Significant advantages of the A810 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A810 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the A810 and L27

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S2700

Nikon Coolpix S2700
similar age
$167

Significant advantages of the S2700 (vs the L27)

  • Smaller: Super compact (95×58×21 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the S2700 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S2700 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $166.87 vs $69.00

Nikon Coolpix L28

Nikon Coolpix L28
similar age

Significant advantages of the L28 (vs the L27)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly 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

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L27 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 35 mm), is newer (january 2013 vs february 2011) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), is significantly larger (compact (59×96×29 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)) and has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
1 year newer
$88 - $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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90
4 years older
$120

Significant advantages of the DSC-T90 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T90 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T90 and L27

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100
2 years older
$138

Significant advantages of the S3100 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3100 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3100 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 4 seconds).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), is slightly larger (compact (59×96×29 mm) vs compact (100×58×22 mm)), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000
2 years newer
$160 - $227

Significant advantages of the S7000 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly more zoom: 20x vs 5x
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

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"

Canon IXUS 132

Canon IXUS 132
similar age
$203

Significant advantages of the IXUS 132 (vs the L27)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (93×52×22 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 132 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the IXUS 132 and L27

  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×52×22 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 133 g vs 161 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145
1 year newer
$139

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"

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"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the L27)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Smaller: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Thinner: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 140 IS and L27

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 130 g vs 161 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS
1 year newer
$180

Significant advantages of the 340 HS (vs the L27)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the 340 HS (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the 340 HS and L27

  • Fairly small: Compact (100×58×22 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 147 g vs 161 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Kodak PixPro FZ151

Kodak PixPro FZ151
5 months newer
$140

Significant advantages of the FZ151 (vs the L27)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the FZ151 (vs the L27)

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

common strengths of the FZ151 and L27

  • Light weight: 180 g vs 161 g

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L27 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 29 mm), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 6 MP), is newer (january 2013 vs february 2012) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

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

Nikon Coolpix S30

Nikon Coolpix S30
1 year older
$99

Significant advantages of the S30 (vs the L27)

  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the S30 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 29 mm vs 26 mm
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the S30 and L27

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S31

Nikon Coolpix S31
similar age
$164

Significant advantages of the S31 (vs the L27)

  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the S31 (vs the L27)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 29 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the S31 and L27

  • None found