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

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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $99.99 vs $159.99
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The best price we've seen is $60 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 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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $166

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

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $100

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix JX300

              Fujifilm FinePix JX300

              Compact

              $89

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $88

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

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Compact

              $190

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L3

              Nikon Coolpix L3

              Compact

              $200

              Size Smaller
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $449

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $74

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $165

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

              Compact

              $125

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $107

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              appearance

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              Nikon Coolpix L25 Nikon Coolpix L26

              discussion

              Nikon Coolpix L25
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              Nikon Coolpix L26
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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.

              :(