Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A2500 vs Nikon Coolpix L26

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS over the Nikon Coolpix L26.
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Screen size
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3.0"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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Size Significantly smaller 95x54x20 mm vs 96x60x29 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the A2300 IS'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
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.8" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 125 g vs 164 g
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More than 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 Significantly 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
Battery life Longer battery life 200 shots vs 175 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
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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.

        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
        A2300 IS:175 shots
        L26:200 shots
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Movie format HD (720p) video Help
        A2300 IS:720p @ 25fps
        L26:720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $88

        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $80 - $180

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Ultra compact

        $174 - $176

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $180

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $68 - $89

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot A810

        Canon PowerShot A810

        Compact

        $108

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Ultra compact

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $126

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Size Slightly larger
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Compact

        $63

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $80

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $76 - $110

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Macro focus Worse macro capability

        Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Compact

        $93 - $119

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        True resolution Much lower true resolution
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Compact

        $80 - $87

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Nikon Coolpix L610

        Nikon Coolpix L610

        Travel zoom

        $112

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Size Significantly larger
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $133

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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