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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
Macro focus
Great macro
4 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

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

Nikon Coolpix L28

Nikon Coolpix L28

Compact

$88 - $95

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Sony DSC-S5000

Sony DSC-S5000

Compact

$127 - $130

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Travel zoom

$90 - $97

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix L27

Compact

$64

Screen size Smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix S30

Nikon Coolpix S30

Waterproof

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Waterproof Waterproof
Size Significantly larger
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
Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500

Compact

$99 - $109

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Smaller screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400

Compact

$177 - $199

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Smaller screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Ultra compact

$255

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS7

Compact

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Ultra compact

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$138

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Compact

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Aperture Narrower aperture

appearance

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Nikon Coolpix L26 Sony Cybershot DSC-W610
Nikon Coolpix L26 Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

discussion

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