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
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L25

Size
Really small
Compact 96x60x29 mm
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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $106.49 vs $129.00
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The best price we've seen is $23 cheaper (around 20% 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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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L25:$106.49
              L26:$129.00
              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
              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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              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
              Nikon Coolpix L22

              Nikon Coolpix L22

              Compact

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              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
              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

              $84

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

              Nikon Coolpix S30

              Waterproof

              $190

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Waterproof Is waterproof
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Movie format Records lower quality movies

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              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
              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

              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

              $129 - $250

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

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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.

              :(