Nikon Coolpix L26 vs Nikon Coolpix L25

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Nikon Coolpix L26

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Nikon Coolpix L25

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L25

Macro focus
Great macro
3.0 cm
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Screen size
Large screen
3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L25.
Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L26.

differences

Advantages of the Nikon L25

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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 10.0 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" 6.17x4.55mm 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
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              200 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              L253.0 cm
              L2610.0 cm
              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 L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $85

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

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $198

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $160

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $99

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Digicam

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $100

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SD850 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD850 IS

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung L100

              Samsung L100

              Ultra compact

              $80

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Samsung ES75

              Samsung ES75

              Digicam

              $121

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $115

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $100

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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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.

              :(