Nikon Coolpix S2700 vs Nikon Coolpix L28

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Nikon Coolpix S2700

49

Nikon Coolpix L28

41

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S2700

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
2 ms startup delay
Thin
Thickness
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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L28. Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S2700.

differences

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
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the L28's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Battery life
Longer battery life
280 shots vs 210 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$99.99 vs $139.99
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The best price we've seen is $40 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S2700

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Size
Smaller
94x57x20 mm vs 95x60x29 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Thickness
Significantly 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
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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L28$99.99
              S2700$139.99
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              L2810 cm
              S27005 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              L285x
              S27006x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $90 - $93

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              3D Captures 3D images
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $71

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $108

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $91

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix L28 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon Coolpix L28.

              Nikon Coolpix S2700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung ST72

              Samsung ST72

              Ultra compact

              $100

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera

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