General

Nikon 1 J5 Nikon D4
Brand
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Nikon Nikon
Lowest price
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$443.39 $5,120.53
Announced
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April 2015 January 2012

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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2.7x 1x
Megapixels
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20.7 MP 16.2 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 12,800 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown 204,800 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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Unknown Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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20.7 MP 16.2 MP
Native resolution
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5568 × 3712 4928 × 3280
Pixel size
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5.6 µm² 53.5 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3.2"
Resolution
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1,037k dots 920k dots
Touch screen
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Yes No
Flips out
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Yes No
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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20 lenses 171 lenses
Lens mount
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Nikon 1 Nikon FX

Form factor

Size
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98×60×32 mm 160×157×91 mm
Depth
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1.3" 3.6"
Weight
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231 g 1,340 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No Yes
Built-in focus motor
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No Yes

Viewfinder

Type
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None Pentaprism
Viewfinder size
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n/a 0.70x
Coverage
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n/a 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps 1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No Yes
High-speed framerate
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120 fps None
External mic jack
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No Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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n/a Yes
All formats
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  1. 720p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 60fps
  3. 720p @ 120fps
  4. 1080p @ 30fps
  5. 1080p @ 60fps
  1. 1080p @ 24fps
  2. 1080p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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Unknown No
HDR
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Unknown Yes
3D
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Unknown No
Image stabilization
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Unknown None
Supports RAW
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Unknown Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown 300 ms
Shutter lag
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Unknown 208 ms
Battery life
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250 shots 2600 shots
Continuous shooting
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60 fps 11 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points
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171 51
Cross type focus points
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Unknown 15

Shutter

Max
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1/16000s 1/8000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes No
Popup
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No n/a
External connection
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No Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 2
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. CompactFlash (Type I)
  2. CompactFlash (Type I)
  3. CompactFlash (Type II)
  4. CompactFlash (Type II)
  5. XQD
  6. XQD

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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65.0 89.0
Color depth
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22.1 bits 24.7 bits
Dynamic range
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12 EV 13.1 EV
Low light performance
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479 ISO 2,965 ISO
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