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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"
Size
Really small
Compact 96x60x29 mm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon L26

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Screen size Significantly 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
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
Weight Lighter 118 g vs 164 g
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Around 30% lighter
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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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
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
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

Nikon Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix L27

Compact

$73 - $75

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$88

Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Compact

$86 - $120

Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
Nikon Coolpix S2700

Nikon Coolpix S2700

Compact

$77 - $110

Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S2600

Nikon Coolpix S2600

Compact

$169

Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Compact

$86

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

Compact

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Thickness Is thicker
Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L25

Nikon Coolpix L25

Compact

$93 - $119

Macro focus Much better macro capability
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Nikon Coolpix L28

Nikon Coolpix L28

Compact

$80 - $87

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Battery life Longer battery life
Canon PowerShot A810

Canon PowerShot A810

Compact

$100

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

Nikon Coolpix S3100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Compact

$180

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Samsung WB200F

Samsung WB200F

Travel zoom

$150

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Larger
Weight Much heavier
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$497 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker

appearance

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Nikon Coolpix L26 Nikon Coolpix S3100

discussion

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