Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot S95 vs Nikon 1 J1

Canon PowerShot S95 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Canon PowerShot S95

59

Nikon 1 J1

31

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S95

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot S95.
Explore our gallery of 46 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J1.

competitors

Canon PowerShot S95 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$656

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Overall image quality Better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$415

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Better wide angle
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$299

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Better wide angle
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$463 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality

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