• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 26mm - 130mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28mm - 224mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon L30 advantages over Canon 140 IS

  • Longer battery life
    More info 320 vs 210 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Canon 140 IS advantages over Nikon L30

  • More lens zoom
    8.0x vs 5.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 29 mm
    Thinner
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Nikon L30
Canon 130 IS
  • $88
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer battery life
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon 140 IS
Canon 130 IS
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Nikon L28

Nikon L30
Nikon L28
  • $88
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon 140 IS
Nikon L28
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More lens zoom
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More pixels

Compared to Fujifilm AX650

Nikon L30
Fujifilm AX650
  • $88
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Longer exposure
Canon 140 IS
Fujifilm AX650
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Canon 135

Nikon L30
Canon 135
  • $88
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More pixels
  • $104
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Thinner
Canon 140 IS
Canon 135
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $104
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon L32

Nikon L30
Nikon L32
  • $88
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
Canon 140 IS
Nikon L32
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More pixels
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