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Nikon Coolpix L28

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2600

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 

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 A2600

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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
Size Smaller 98x56x20 mm vs 95x60x29 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the A2600's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 135 g vs 164 g
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Around 20% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $101.99 vs $159.00
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The best price we've seen is $57 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon L28

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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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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2600:$101.99
              L28:$159.00
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
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              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A2600:720p @ 25fps
              L28:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $100

              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $167

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              3D Captures 3D images
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $100

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2600 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $87

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $167

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix L28 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $84

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $94

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen size Smaller screen

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