Nikon Coolpix L26

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L26

45

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Nikon Coolpix L25

39

Nikon Coolpix L25

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L25

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon L25

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Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
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Advantages of the Nikon L26

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True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 9.7 MP vs 6 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Sensor size Larger sensor 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/3" 4.8x3.6mm
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More than 60% larger sensor
Weight Slightly lighter 164 g vs 171 g
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Almost the same
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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 Common Weaknesses

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

        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        4 seconds
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
        200 shots
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $64

        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Compact

        $88

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot A810

        Canon PowerShot A810

        Compact

        $122

        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        $74 - $89

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $130

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Nikon Coolpix S2600

        Nikon Coolpix S2600

        Compact

        $169

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

        Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S01

        Nikon Coolpix S01

        Ultra compact

        $60 - $80

        Size Much smaller
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Samsung TL210

        Samsung TL210

        Compact

        Size Smaller
        True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $451

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Weight Heavier
        Lowest price Significantly more expensive

        Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L22

        Nikon Coolpix L22

        Compact

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

        Sony Cybershot W510

        Compact

        $93

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Significantly smaller
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $110

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

        appearance

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        discussion

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        Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (1:47 PM, July 27, 2012)
        Thanks for pointing that our, we will have that fixed up soon.
         
        Tom (7:58 AM, July 27, 2012)
        You can touch it as much as U want,but it wan't react...   ];)
        There is still no touchscreen on Nikon L seriesCoolpix.

        :(