Canon PowerShot A2200 vs Nikon Coolpix L26

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Nikon Coolpix L26

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

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

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A2200. Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L26.

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
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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Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2200$124.99
              L26$115.01
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A22004x
              L265x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $130

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A470

              Canon PowerShot A470

              Compact

              $150

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Compact

              $219

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A495

              Canon PowerShot A495

              Compact

              $99

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $110

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $71

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $160

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung L100

              Samsung L100

              Ultra compact

              $75

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A490

              Canon PowerShot A490

              Compact

              $169

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L32

              Nikon Coolpix L32

              Compact

              $107

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor

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

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              Nikon Coolpix L26
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