The Nikon Coolpix L11 is mostly gets compared to travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix L11's top rivals come from Canon (such as the ELPH 310 HS)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Nikon L11 has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 28 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.4" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 461k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs LensSensor shift) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS
4 years newer
$235

Significant advantages of the 310 HS (vs the L11)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 37 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    2. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the 310 HS (vs the L11)

  • None found

common strengths of the 310 HS and L11

  • Very small: Super compact (96×57×22 mm) vs Compact (90×61×27 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 140 g vs 175 g