Nikon Coolpix L26

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Nikon Coolpix L26

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Nikon Coolpix L25

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Nikon Coolpix L25

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L25

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

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$120.01 vs $199.90
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The best price we've seen is $80 cheaper (around 40% less)
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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

              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
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              200 shots
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $79

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $190

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $79 - $88

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $124

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L21

              Nikon Coolpix L21

              Compact

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $125

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

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $102

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

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Much smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $201

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $175 - $180

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $150

              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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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.

              :(