Nikon Coolpix L26 vs Canon PowerShot A810

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Nikon Coolpix L26

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Canon PowerShot A810

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Really small
Size
Compact 96x60x29 mm
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Battery life
Great battery life
220 shots
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Canon PowerShot A810. Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L26.

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$99.99 vs $159.95
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The best price we've seen is $60 cheaper (around 40% less)
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
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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 flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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

              $122 - $154

              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
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $125

              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
              True resolution Takes significantly lower resolution photos
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $189

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

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $101

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

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $79

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A720 IS

              Canon PowerShot A720 IS

              Digicam

              $590

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              $172

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              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

              $228

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

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $62

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L16

              Nikon Coolpix L16

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Samsung ST66

              Samsung ST66

              Digicam

              $90

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $100

              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L22

              Nikon Coolpix L22

              Compact

              $326

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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