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

Size
Really small
Compact 96x60x29 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L25

Size
Really small
Compact 96x60x29 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
 
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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
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        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 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

        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
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

        Travel zoom

        $177

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Nikon Coolpix L22

        Nikon Coolpix L22

        Compact

        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Canon PowerShot A810

        Canon PowerShot A810

        Compact

        $143

        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $128

        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S30

        Nikon Coolpix S30

        Waterproof

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Waterproof Is waterproof
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix T350

        Fujifilm FinePix T350

        Travel zoom

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot A800

        Canon PowerShot A800

        Compact

        $99

        True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Ultra compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

        Compact

        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen

        Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $250

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $130

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Travel zoom

        $305

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

        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.

        :(