Nikon Coolpix L25 vs Canon PowerShot A810

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Nikon Coolpix L25

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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"
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3.0 cm

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" 6.17x4.55mm 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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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" 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
Size
Slightly smaller
96×60×29 mm vs 95×62×30 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.2"
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$149.99 vs $198.00
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The best price we've seen is $48 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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

              $139

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A800

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Compact

              $228

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Digicam

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $95

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $99

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              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
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $115

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $60

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Focus points Many more focus points
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $80

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung L100

              Samsung L100

              Ultra compact

              $80

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $100

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $79 - $92

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $65

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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