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

Really small
Size
Super compact 93x55x22 mm
Light-weight
Weight
135 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix L26 over the Canon PowerShot A2200.
 

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
$100.00 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
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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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              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 ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $141

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $174

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $140

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $165

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly 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
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $75 - $100

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $200

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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              Canon PowerShot A2200 Nikon Coolpix L26
              Canon PowerShot A2200 Nikon Coolpix L26

              discussion

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