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

Canon PowerShot S95 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Canon PowerShot S95

51

Nikon 1 J1

28

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S95

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

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 G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$699

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$195 - $199

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$390

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 with 10-100mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

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

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$699 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus

discussion

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