Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 vs Nikon Coolpix L28

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

51

Nikon Coolpix L28

41

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L28.
Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710.

differences

Advantages of the Nikon L28

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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" 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
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Battery life
Longer battery life
280 shots vs 220 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
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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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
5.0 cm vs 10.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
97×55×20 mm vs 95×60×29 mm
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Around 40% smaller
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 2 f-stops 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
              Weight Light weight Help
              L28164 g
              DSC-W710114 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L28$108.90
              DSC-W710$120.90
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              L284s
              DSC-W7102s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              L2810.0 cm
              DSC-W7105.0 cm
              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
              L281,600 ISO
              DSC-W7103,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $134

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $97 - $98

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              3D Captures 3D images
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $180

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon IXUS 165

              Canon IXUS 165

              Travel zoom

              $138 - $145

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              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
              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              $190

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $82 - $92

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $119

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $178

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              $137

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $143

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Thickness Thicker

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