Nikon Coolpix S2600 vs Nikon Coolpix L26

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Nikon Coolpix S2600

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Nikon Coolpix L26

42

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S2600

Really small
Size
Super compact 93x58x19 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"

differences

Advantages of the Nikon L26

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Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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Advantages of the Nikon S2600

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Size
Smaller
93x58x19 mm vs 96x60x29 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.8" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
121 g vs 164 g
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Around 30% lighter
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Cheaper
$115.76 vs $213.95
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The best price we've seen is $98 cheaper (around 50% less)
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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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              10 cm
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              L26:200 shots
              S2600:220 shots
              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

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $75

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $118

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $125

              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $178

              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $137

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $75

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L24

              Nikon Coolpix L24

              Compact

              $115

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $100

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              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
              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              $127

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Significantly larger
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

              Nikon Coolpix S2600 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Olympus VG-170

              Olympus VG-170

              Compact

              $89

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $96 - $98

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Compact

              $149

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen

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