Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 vs Nikon Coolpix L28

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

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Nikon Coolpix L28

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Really small
Size
Super compact 97x55x20 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Light-weight
Weight
114 g
 

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

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
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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$69.95 vs $110.95
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The best price we've seen is $41 cheaper (around 40% less)
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
4s vs 2s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W710

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Size
Smaller
97x55x20 mm vs 95x60x29 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Macro focus
Much 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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More than 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
114 g vs 164 g
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More than 30% lighter
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The DSC-W710's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L28:$69.95
              DSC-W710:$110.95
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              L28:4s
              DSC-W710:2s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              L28:10 cm
              DSC-W710:5 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $60 - $120

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $140

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $165 - $180

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Nikon Coolpix L28 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $137

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $91

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $200

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $168

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Lowest price More expensive

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $96 - $98

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Casio Exilim EX-N50

              Casio Exilim EX-N50

              Compact

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $119

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $100

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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