Canon PowerShot A2200

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Nikon Coolpix L26

43

Nikon Coolpix L26

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Great macro
Macro focus
3 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
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)
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
$99.96 vs $199.90
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The best price we've seen is $100 cheaper (around 50% 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
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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 flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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 A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $180

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $194

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              $179

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Smaller
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $270

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $170 - $190

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot G11

              Canon PowerShot G11

              Pro digicam

              $494

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $309 - $527 body only

              $389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $65

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix T300

              Fujifilm FinePix T300

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $260

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $100

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Lowest price Cheaper
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Sensor size Smaller sensor

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