Nikon Coolpix S2700 vs Nikon Coolpix L28

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Nikon Coolpix S2700

49

Nikon Coolpix L28

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S2700

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
2 ms startup delay
Great macro
Macro focus
5.0 cm
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L28

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Battery life
Great battery life
280 shots
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm

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" 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
Cheaper
$69.95 vs $139.99
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (2x less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S2700

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Size
Smaller
95×58×21 mm vs 95×60×29 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
5.0 cm vs 10.0 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

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

              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
              L2810.0 cm
              S27005.0 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

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $60

              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
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $99

              3D Captures 3D images
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
              Placeholder

              Kyocera Finecam L30

              Compact

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $60 - $120

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78 - $80

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $110

              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Nikon Coolpix L28 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L32

              Nikon Coolpix L32

              Compact

              $97

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L18

              Nikon Coolpix L18

              Compact

              $295

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $85

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Nikon Coolpix S2700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $65

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Thickness Thicker
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

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