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Nikon Coolpix L26

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x22 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the A2200's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
Size Smaller 93x55x22 mm vs 96x60x29 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1.1"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 135 g vs 164 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $73.75 vs $132.53
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The best price we've seen is $59 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon L26

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Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2200:$73.75
              L26:$132.53
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A2200:4x
              L26:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $168 - $200

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $71

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $86 - $120

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $79 - $80

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Canon PowerShot A2000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2000 IS

              Compact

              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $99

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Smaller
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Pentax Q

              Pentax Q

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $80 - $88

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $73

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $87 - $119

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

              Travel zoom

              $72

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $107 - $120

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen

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