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Nikon Coolpix L26

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S2600

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

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
 
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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 Slightly longer battery life 220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
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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

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        4 seconds
        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
        10 cm
        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
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        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
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $110 - $167

        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $113

        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        $89

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $130

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Olympus VH-520

        Olympus VH-520

        Travel zoom

        $89

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot A810

        Canon PowerShot A810

        Compact

        $150

        Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Compact

        $80 - $88

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $64

        Screen size Smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Compact

        $119

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Travel zoom

        $215

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Significantly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L24

        Nikon Coolpix L24

        Compact

        $77

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

        Nikon Coolpix S2600 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S6200

        Nikon Coolpix S6200

        Travel zoom

        $145 - $147

        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Ultra compact

        $87 - $149

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $169

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Compact

        $91 - $110

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

        appearance

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