Canon EOS M vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Canon EOS M

90

Nikon 1 V1

79

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS M

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Really small
Size
Compact (109×66×32 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.3"
 

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
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1300 ms startup delay

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

$499 with 15-45mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$368 - $429 body only

$448 with 15-45mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Larger

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 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$361 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$750 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life

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 :)