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

Really small
Size
Compact 96x60x29 mm
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Light-weight
Weight
164 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L25

Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
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
$125.21 vs $199.99
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The best price we've seen is $75 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
              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
              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

              $75

              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L24

              Nikon Coolpix L24

              Compact

              $100

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

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $178

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $101

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Compact

              $115

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Digicam

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Nikon Coolpix L25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $112

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH1

              Compact

              $190

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Placeholder

              Kodak DCS620x

              Entry-level DSLR

              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot A720 IS

              Canon PowerShot A720 IS

              Digicam

              Aperture Wider aperture
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $100

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

              Super zoom

              $557

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $487

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

              Compact

              $123

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

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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.

              :(