Nikon Coolpix L25 vs Canon PowerShot A810

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Nikon Coolpix L25

37

Canon PowerShot A810

33

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L25

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix L25 over the Canon PowerShot A810.
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A810 over 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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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
$125.41 vs $178.00
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The best price we've seen is $53 cheaper (around 30% less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.2"
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Almost the same
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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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              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
              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
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $185

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $101

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $75

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

              Waterproof

              $310

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A800

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Compact

              $170

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Compact

              $115

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Macro focus Much 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 A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $123 - $155

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $119

              Size Significantly smaller
              Screen size Larger screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $135

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

              Travel zoom

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH1

              Compact

              $190

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $214

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A720 IS

              Canon PowerShot A720 IS

              Digicam

              Aperture Wider aperture
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $86 - $91

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen size Smaller screen

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