As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix L22 is also often compared to super zooms and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix L22's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-HX100v and the Cyber-shot DSC-U10) and Kodak (such as the EasyShare C613)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L22 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.4"), has better image stabilization (sensor shift vs none) and is newer (february 2010 vs august 2008).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 28 mm) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Kodak EasyShare C613

Kodak EasyShare C613
2 years older
$299

Significant advantages of the C613 (vs the L22)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the C613 (vs the L22)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.4" vs 3"
  • Significantly thicker: 1.4" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the C613 and L22

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 187 g vs 183 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-U10

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7 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-U10 (vs the L22)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 33 mm vs 37 mm
  • Lighter: 118 g vs 183 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-U10 (vs the L22)

  • Much smaller screen: 1" vs 3"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much lower true resolution: 1.2 MP vs 9.8 MP

common strengths of the DSC-U10 and L22

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 118 g vs 183 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Nikon Coolpix L26

Nikon Coolpix L26
2 years newer
$2,808

Significant advantages of the L26 (vs the L22)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 37 mm

Significant disadvantages of the L26 (vs the L22)

  • None found

common strengths of the L26 and L22

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Nikon Coolpix S560

Nikon Coolpix S560
1 year older

Significant advantages of the S560 (vs the L22)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 34 mm vs 37 mm

Significant disadvantages of the S560 (vs the L22)

  • None found

common strengths of the S560 and L22

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 170 g vs 183 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1
3 years newer
$299

Significant advantages of the DMC-LF1 (vs the L22)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 37 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.1

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LF1 (vs the L22)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-LF1 and L22

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Nikon Coolpix L28

Nikon Coolpix L28
3 years newer
$186

Significant advantages of the L28 (vs the L22)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 37 mm

Significant disadvantages of the L28 (vs the L22)

  • None found

common strengths of the L28 and L22

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L22 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (98×61×28 mm) vs prosumer size (122×87×93 mm)), is thinner (1.1" vs 3.7") and is significantly lighter (183 g vs 577 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.1 vs f/2.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 27 mm), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX100v (vs the L22)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 37 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX100v (vs the L22)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (122×87×93 mm) vs Compact (98×61×28 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 1.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 577 g vs 183 g

common strengths of the DSC-HX100v and L22

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (122×87×93 mm) vs Compact (98×61×28 mm)
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 577 g vs 183 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L22 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3.1 vs f/3.6).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
5 years newer
$199

Significant advantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the L22)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 37 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the L22)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 350 HS and L22

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Compact (98×61×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 147 g vs 183 g

Nikon Coolpix S8000

Nikon Coolpix S8000
similar age
$403

Significant advantages of the S8000 (vs the L22)

  • Much better wide angle: 30 mm vs 37 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the S8000 (vs the L22)

  • None found

common strengths of the S8000 and L22

  • Very small: Compact (103×57×27 mm) vs Compact (98×61×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 183 g vs 183 g