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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
 
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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
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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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        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
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        A2200:4x
        L26:5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Compact

        $91 - $119

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $130

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Thickness Is thinner
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $99

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $451

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker

        Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Ultra compact

        $87

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $83

        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability
        Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

        Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

        Travel zoom

        $125 - $199

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Size Slightly larger
        Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO

        Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $110

        Size Smaller
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $64

        Screen size Smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Compact

        $88

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

        Sony Cybershot W510

        Compact

        $93

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Significantly smaller
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Digicam

        $139 - $229

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture

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