Nikon Coolpix L25 vs Canon PowerShot A810

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Nikon Coolpix L25

37

Canon PowerShot A810

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L25

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Really small
Size
Compact 96x60x29 mm
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Size
Really small
Compact 95x62x30 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
171 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Canon PowerShot A810. Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L25.

differences

Advantages of the Canon A810

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True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 6 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/3" 4.8x3.6mm
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More than 60% larger sensor
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon L25

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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
Size
Slightly smaller
96x60x29 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$128.53 vs $178.00
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The best price we've seen is $49 cheaper (around 30% less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.2"
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Almost the same
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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
              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
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A810220 shots
              L25200 shots
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A810720p @ 25fps
              L25720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $100

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $78 - $91

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $647 body only

              $570 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung ST66

              Samsung ST66

              Digicam

              $90

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A590 IS

              Canon PowerShot A590 IS

              Digicam

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $121 - $153

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Much smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $209

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Weight Heavier
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

              Super zoom

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $94

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Super zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A800

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Compact

              $228

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $75

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen

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