The Nikon Coolpix L6 is mostly gets compared to other compacts. The Nikon Coolpix L6's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L4) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-LS6)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon L6 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (91×61×26 mm) vs compact (87×61×35 mm)) and is thinner (1" vs 1.4").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 26 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (august 2006 vs january 2012) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix L4

Nikon Coolpix L4
6 months older

Significant advantages of the L4 (vs the L6)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L4 (vs the L6)

  • Smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly thicker: 1.4" vs 1"

common strengths of the L4 and L6

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 165 g vs 175 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-LS6 (vs the L6)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Higher true resolution: 9.8 MP vs 5.9 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LS6 (vs the L6)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-LS6 and L6

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (97×62×27 mm) vs Compact (91×61×26 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1"