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Nikon Coolpix L26

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 93x52x19 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 1s
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4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W610

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Size Significantly smaller 93x52x19 mm vs 96x60x29 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Macro focus Much better macro capability 4 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-W610's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Battery life Longer battery life 250 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.7" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 113 g vs 164 g
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More than 30% lighter
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The DSC-W610's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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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 Common Weaknesses

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

Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
L26:4s
DSC-W610:1s
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
Movie format Poor movies Help
L26:720p @ 30fps
DSC-W610:480p @ 30fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
L26:5x
DSC-W610:4x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Compact

$180

Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Compact

Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$387

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$134 - $148

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S6800

Nikon Coolpix S6800

Travel zoom

$166 - $177

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Weight Is slightly heavier
Size Is slightly larger

Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L25

Nikon Coolpix L25

Compact

$106 - $132

Macro focus Much better macro capability
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Sensor size Smaller sensor
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
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$199 - $250

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

Compact

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Aperture Narrower aperture
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Ultra compact

$255

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Sony Cybershot W530

Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

Ultra compact

$121

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

Sony Cybershot W510

Compact

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Panasonic Lumix F5

Panasonic Lumix F5

Compact

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Size Larger

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discussion

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