• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 130.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon L26 advantages over Nikon S6900

  • Less expensive
    $120 vs $230 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 350 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos

Nikon S6900 advantages over Nikon L26

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 130 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    3 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    461k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    4 vs 0 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

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

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in 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.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm AX300

Nikon L26
Fujifilm AX300
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • $92
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon S6900
Fujifilm AX300
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $92
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm AX550

Nikon L26
Fujifilm AX550
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon S6900
Fujifilm AX550
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $116
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon L28

Nikon L26
Nikon L28
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $90
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Longer exposure
Nikon S6900
Nikon L28
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $90
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Samsung WB50F

Nikon L26
Samsung WB50F
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon S6900
Samsung WB50F
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus

Compared to Nikon S810c

Nikon L26
Nikon S810c
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Touchscreen
Nikon S6900
Nikon S810c
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Longer stills battery life
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