• 1/3.1 inch 0.0mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 3.0x zoom 29mm - 87mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $107 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
  • Newer
    5 months vs 18 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • 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 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Lens zoom ratio
    5.0x vs 3.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 13.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    26 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon S5200

Nikon S32
Nikon S5200
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Newer
  • 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
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm AX650

Nikon S32
Fujifilm AX650
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • HDMI out
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L28
Fujifilm AX650
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Wider angle lens
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Nikon S3500

Nikon S32
Nikon S3500
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • HDMI out
  • $64
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L28
Nikon S3500
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $64
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Nikon L30

Nikon S32
Nikon L30
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 1080p
  • HDMI out
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon L28
Nikon L30
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer

Compared to Ricoh WG-20

Nikon S32
Ricoh WG-20
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • 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
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus
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