overview Color depth

Color depth Color depth
21.5 bits

Color depth is measured in bits, the better a camera's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish.

Snapsort uses metrics from DXOMark to determine how good a camera's color depth is. DXOMark only benchmarks cameras that shoot RAW, which covers most DSLRs and a few high-end digicams.

Learn more about color depth.

Compared To Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Out of 18 recent mirrorless cameras, 15 have (significantly) better color depth than the Nikon 1 J1.

Nikon 1 J1
21.5 bits
25.6 bits
22.1 bits
20.8 bits