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Nikon Coolpix L28

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L28

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Battery life
Great battery life
280 shots
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2500

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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
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the A2500's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Size Smaller 98x56x21 mm vs 95x60x29 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1.1"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 125 g vs 164 g
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More than 20% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon L28

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Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
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
Battery life Longer battery life 280 shots vs 220 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2500:$99.00
              L28:$79.99
              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
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A2500:720p @ 25fps
              L28:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $90 - $120

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $152

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $110 - $170

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98

              3D Captures 3D images
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $162

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $97

              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $94 - $110

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $114

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $87

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $150

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Nikon Coolpix L28 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $64

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L22

              Nikon Coolpix L22

              Compact

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $130

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen

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              discussion

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