Nikon Coolpix L26

Winner
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

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix L26 over the Canon PowerShot A810.
 

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
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
              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 flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $135

              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
              True resolution Takes significantly lower resolution photos
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $260

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $180

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $124

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $62

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $191

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              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 SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $198

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot A490

              Canon PowerShot A490

              Compact

              $130

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot A710 IS

              Canon PowerShot A710 IS

              Digicam

              $500

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $65

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix T300

              Fujifilm FinePix T300

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $93

              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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