Nikon Coolpix S2700

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Nikon Coolpix S2700

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Nikon Coolpix L28

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Nikon Coolpix L28

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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
 

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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
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
$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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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
94x57x20 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
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L28:$69.95
              S2700:$139.99
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              L28:10 cm
              S2700:5 cm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $69 - $120

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $191

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $95 - $98

              3D Captures 3D images
              Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing

              Nikon Coolpix L28 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $68

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Nikon Coolpix S2700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $102

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Weight Slightly heavier

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