Nikon Coolpix L26

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Nikon Coolpix L26

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Canon PowerShot A810

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Canon PowerShot A810

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon A810

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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
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 L26

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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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Around 10% smaller
Weight
Slightly lighter
164 g vs 171 g
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Almost the same
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.2"
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Almost the same
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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
              L26:200 shots
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A810:720p @ 25fps
              L26:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              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 L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $100

              True resolution Takes significantly lower resolution photos
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $72

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $114

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $141

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker

              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
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $62

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

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $165

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $75 - $88

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Digicam

              $65

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Screen size Smaller screen

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              discussion

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