Nikon Coolpix L26 vs Canon PowerShot A810

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L26

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Canon PowerShot A810

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

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
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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Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size
Slightly smaller
96x60x29 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.2"
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Almost the same
Weight
Slightly lighter
164 g vs 171 g
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$139.00 vs $160.00
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The best price we've seen is $21 cheaper (more than 10% 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
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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
              A810220 shots
              L26200 shots
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A810720p @ 25fps
              L26720p @ 30fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $119 - $150

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is much smaller
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $98

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $169

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $100

              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
              True resolution Takes significantly lower resolution photos
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $143

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly 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 Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot A800

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Compact

              $190

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $246

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

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

              Panasonic Lumix ZS15

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $65

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $70

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $217

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life

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