Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A2600 vs Nikon Coolpix L28

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

Size
Really small
Super compact 94x54x20 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L28

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Battery life
Great battery life
280 shots
 
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Advantages of the Canon A2400 IS

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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
Size Significantly smaller 94x54x20 mm vs 95x60x29 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 A2400 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 126 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 L28

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Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 280 shots vs 175 shots
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60% more shots per battery charge
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $79.99 vs $99.99
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The best price we've seen is $20 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2400 IS:$99.99
              L28:$79.99
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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 HD (720p) video Help
              A2400 IS:720p @ 25fps
              L28:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $94 - $99

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $100 - $129

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $138

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $177 - $199

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $150

              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $94 - $110

              Screen size Larger screen
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Ultra compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $144

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Nikon Coolpix L28 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $90 - $120

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $64

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $130

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen

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