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Nikon Coolpix L26

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4300

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
460k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x59x21 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

Size
Really small
Compact 96x60x29 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
164 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon L26

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Aperture Wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the L26's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 200 shots vs 180 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 1s
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4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S4300

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Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Macro focus Much better macro capability 5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Size Smaller 96x59x21 mm vs 96x60x29 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1.1"
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Around 30% thinner
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S4300's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Lighter 139 g vs 164 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $107.29 vs $129.00
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The best price we've seen is $22 cheaper (around 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              L26:$129.00
              S4300:$107.29
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              L26:4s
              S4300:1s
              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
              L26:200 shots
              S4300:180 shots
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              L26:10 cm
              S4300:5 cm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $387

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $84

              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $159

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing

              Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $127 - $130

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L22

              Nikon Coolpix L22

              Compact

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $106 - $132

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              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 A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $143

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $95

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87

              Focus points Many more focus points
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Super zoom

              $149

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $140

              Zoom Much more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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