Nikon Coolpix L25

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Nikon Coolpix L25

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Canon PowerShot A810

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Canon PowerShot A810

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L25

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Great macro
Macro focus
3 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 

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
Slightly 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
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
Size
Slightly smaller
96x60x29 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$99.99 vs $199.95
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The best price we've seen is $100 cheaper (around 50% 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
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              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
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A810:220 shots
              L25:200 shots
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A810:720p @ 25fps
              L25:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $174

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $72

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $62

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $240

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              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 A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $190

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $114

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Ricoh Caplio R8

              Ricoh Caplio R8

              Compact

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix S02

              Nikon Coolpix S02

              Ultra compact

              $78 - $90

              Size Significantly smaller
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
              Sony Cybershot W530

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

              Ultra compact

              $140

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SD980 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD980 IS

              Compact

              $204 - $249

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Lowest price More expensive

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              discussion

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