As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix L14 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and ultra compacts. The Nikon Coolpix L14's top rivals come from Canon (such as the Rebel T5i) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-S950)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Nikon L14 has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 33 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.4" vs 2.7"), takes slightly lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 9.8 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,000 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and is older (august 2007 vs february 2009).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-S950 (vs the L14)

  • Much better wide angle: 33 mm vs 38 mm
  • Lighter: 167 g vs 225 g
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S950 (vs the L14)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-S950 and L14

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×56×24 mm) vs Compact (91×61×26 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 1"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L14 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (91×61×26 mm) vs professional size (133×100×79 mm)), is thinner (1" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (225 g vs 580 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (2.4" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 17.9 MP) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
5 years newer
$1,095 (body only)
$539 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the L14)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 7.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 115k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the L14)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs Compact (91×61×26 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1"
  • Much heavier: 580 g vs 225 g

common strengths of the T5i and L14

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L14 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is newer (august 2007 vs february 2007).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (2.4" vs 3"), is slightly larger (compact (91×61×26 mm) vs ultra compact (88×51×22 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is thicker (1" vs 0.9") and is slightly heavier (225 g vs 165 g).

Nikon Coolpix S50c

Nikon Coolpix S50c
6 months older

Significant advantages of the S50c (vs the L14)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S50c (vs the L14)

  • None found

common strengths of the S50c and L14

  • None found