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

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 
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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
Thickness Slightly thinner 1.1" vs 1.2"
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Almost the same
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $106.49 vs $142.88
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The best price we've seen is $36 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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 Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A810:$142.88
              L25:$106.49
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $160

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A800

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Compact

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $127 - $130

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              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 - $249

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $174

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S230

              Nikon Coolpix S230

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix L20

              Nikon Coolpix L20

              Compact

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $88 - $166

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $747 body only

              $650 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Placeholder

              Pentax Optio 50

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

              appearance

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              discussion

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