• 1/3.1" 0.0mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 3.0x zoom 29mm - 87mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $108 Average Retail $130 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 26mm - 130mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $120 MSRP

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Advantages

Nikon S32 over Nikon L28

  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Nikon L28 over Nikon S32

  • Larger sensor
    1/2.3 inch vs 1/3.1"
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Lens zoom ratio
    5.0x vs 3.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Wider angle lens
    26 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 13.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Higher boost ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher boost ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon S5200

Nikon S32
Nikon S5200
  • $108
  • 1/3.1"
  • HDMI out
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L28
Nikon S5200
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More pixels
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Fujifilm AX650

Nikon S32
Fujifilm AX650
  • $108
  • 1/3.1"
  • Wider angle lens
  • 1080p
  • $85
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L28
Fujifilm AX650
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • More pixels
  • $85
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Nikon L30

Nikon S32
Nikon L30
  • $108
  • 1/3.1"
  • 1080p
  • HDMI out
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L28
Nikon L30
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher boost ISO
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Olympus TG-850

Nikon S32
Olympus TG-850
  • $108
  • 1/3.1"
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen
Nikon L28
Olympus TG-850
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wider angle lens

Compared to Ricoh WG-20

Nikon S32
Ricoh WG-20
  • $108
  • 1/3.1"
  • 1080p
  • $247
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L28
Ricoh WG-20
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $247
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • HDMI out
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