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

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
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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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2400 IS

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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)
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 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
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 280 shots vs 175 shots
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60% more shots per battery charge
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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 Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2400 IS:$84.99
              L28:$80.00
              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
              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 ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $225

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $80

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $144 - $162

              3D Captures 3D images
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $90 - $115

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $180

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $168

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $126

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $90 - $100

              Screen size Larger screen
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger

              Nikon Coolpix L28 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $86 - $120

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

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $73

              Screen size Smaller screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Much smaller
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $137

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $110

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

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