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

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Size
Really small
Compact 96x60x29 mm
 

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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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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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

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        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
        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
        5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Compact

        $88 - $95

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        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 L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $64

        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Compact

        $119

        Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
        True resolution Takes significantly lower resolution photos
        Nikon Coolpix L24

        Nikon Coolpix L24

        Compact

        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $99 - $100

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly smaller
        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 - $240

        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Olympus FE-20

        Olympus FE-20

        Compact

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $150 - $248

        Zoom More zoom
        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $250 - $400

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Weight Heavier
        Fujifilm Finepix JX500

        Fujifilm Finepix JX500

        Compact

        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 S30

        Nikon Coolpix S30

        Waterproof

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Waterproof Waterproof
        Size Significantly larger
        Screen size Smaller screen

        appearance

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        Canon PowerShot A810 Nikon Coolpix L26

        discussion

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        Nikon Coolpix L26
        Coolpix L26
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