Canon EOS M vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Canon EOS M

88

Nikon 1 V1

77

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS M

Great color depth
Color depth
22.1 bits
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Really small
Size
Compact (109×66×32 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS M.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V1.

competitors

Canon EOS M Competitors

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$391 - $429 body only

$470 with 15-45mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Larger
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Touch screen No touch screen

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Canon EOS M
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Nikon 1 V1
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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (0:46 PM, July 24, 2012)
You are right, that was a typo in our specs, we will fix that up soon. Thanks for letting us know. 
 
Luke Meeajaun (3:50 AM, July 24, 2012)
Snapsort, the EOS M does not have a built in flash :)