As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix L27 is also often compared to ultra compacts and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix L27's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A10 and the Coolpix L32) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-TZ5 and the Lumix FH10)

Competitor classes

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 37 mm) and is much less expensive ($99.00 vs $5,932.31).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 250 shots) and is older (january 2013 vs january 2015).

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
3 years newer
$82 - $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

  • Inexpensive: $81.99 vs $99.00

Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L32
1 year newer
$117

Significant advantages of the L32 (vs the L27)

  • Much 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: $116.95 vs $99.00

Nikon Coolpix L26

Nikon Coolpix L26
1 year older
$189

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

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900
1 year newer
$129

Significant advantages of the S2900 (vs the L27)

  • Smaller: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Compact (59×96×29 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the S2900 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S2900 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $128.86 vs $99.00

Nikon Coolpix L24

Nikon Coolpix L24
2 years older
$130

Significant advantages of the L24 (vs the L27)

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

Significant disadvantages of the L24 (vs the L27)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 26 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps

common strengths of the L24 and L27

  • Inexpensive: $130.00 vs $99.00

Nikon Coolpix L28

Nikon Coolpix L28
similar age
$5,932

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 faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1,980 x 1,080), is significantly larger (compact (59×96×29 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slightly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 260 shots).

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

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

Panasonic Lumix FH10

Panasonic Lumix FH10
similar age
$171

Significant advantages of the FH10 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FH10 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the FH10 and L27

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
5 months newer
$149

Significant advantages of the DMC-XS3 (vs the L27)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-XS3 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-XS3 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 newer (january 2013 vs february 2012).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), 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).

Olympus SZ-31MR

Olympus SZ-31MR iHS
1 year older
$399

Significant advantages of the SZ-31MR (vs the L27)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the SZ-31MR (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the SZ-31MR and L27

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5
5 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ5 (vs the L27)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Longer battery life: 300 shots vs 200 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ5 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TZ5 and L27

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000
2 years newer
$199 - $227

Significant advantages of the S7000 (vs the L27)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S7000 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the S7000 and L27

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix T400

Fujifilm FinePix T400
1 year older
$180

Significant advantages of the T400 (vs the L27)

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

Significant disadvantages of the T400 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the T400 and L27

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1
1 year older
$162

Significant advantages of the DMC-SZ1 (vs the L27)

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

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-SZ1 (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-SZ1 and L27

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS
1 year newer
$167

Significant advantages of the ELPH 150 IS (vs the L27)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 150 IS (vs the L27)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 150 IS and L27

  • None found