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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3100

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 93x57x18 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
118 g
 

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 S3100

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Size Significantly smaller 93x57x18 mm vs 96x60x29 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.7" vs 1.1"
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Around 40% thinner
Weight Lighter 118 g vs 164 g
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Around 30% lighter
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S3100's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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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
        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
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        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 S2600

        Nikon Coolpix S2600

        Compact

        $169

        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

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

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        $74 - $89

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Compact

        $88

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $110

        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Compact

        $86 - $120

        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $451

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker

        Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $64

        Screen size Smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix L22

        Nikon Coolpix L22

        Compact

        Macro focus Significantly 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

        $91 - $119

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

        Sony Cybershot W510

        Compact

        $93

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Significantly smaller
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Nikon Coolpix S3100 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $149 - $179

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S4100

        Nikon Coolpix S4100

        Compact

        $107

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

        appearance

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        Nikon Coolpix L26 Nikon Coolpix S3100

        discussion

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