Nikon Coolpix L25 vs Canon PowerShot A810

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L25

35

Canon PowerShot A810

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L25

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (96×60×29 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Size
Really small
Compact (95×62×30 mm)
Macro focus
Great macro
3.0 cm
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
171 g

Items often bought with the Nikon L25 or Canon A810

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

Report a correction
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 6 MP
Help
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
Help
More than 60% larger sensor
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 200 shots
Help
10% more shots per battery charge
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
Help
Around 4x longer exposures
Canon PowerShot A810 Learn more about
the Canon A810

Advantages of the Nikon L25

Report a correction
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
Help
More than 10% larger screen
Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
Help
Around 10% better wide angle
Size
Slightly smaller
96×60×29 mm vs 95×62×30 mm
Help
Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$89.00 vs $259.99
Help
The best price we've seen is $171 cheaper (2.9x less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.2"
Help
Almost the same
Nikon Coolpix L25 Learn more about
the Nikon L25
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Canon PowerShot A810 Canon PowerShot A810 32
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save
        vs
        35 Nikon Coolpix L25 Nikon Coolpix L25
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Weight Light weight Help
              171 g
              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
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A810220 shots
              L25200 shots
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A810720p @ 25fps
              L25720p @ 30fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $86 - $90

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $140

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $109

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L32

              Nikon Coolpix L32

              Compact

              $70 - $97

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $259

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A800

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Compact

              $220

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $134

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly 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 Cheaper
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $300

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $135

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L21

              Nikon Coolpix L21

              Compact

              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $110

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L24

              Nikon Coolpix L24

              Compact

              $125

              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $100

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              appearance

              Canon PowerShot A810 Nikon Coolpix L25
              Canon PowerShot A810 Nikon Coolpix L25
              Canon PowerShot A810 Nikon Coolpix L25

              discussion

              Canon PowerShot A810
              PowerShot A810
              Canon

              Report a correction
              Nikon Coolpix L25
              Coolpix L25
              Nikon

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments