Updated (January 2013): Compare the Nikon 1 S1 vs Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1 vs Nikon 1 S1

Winner
Nikon 1 J1

43

Nikon 1 S1

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
60 fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Phase detection video autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
94 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 S1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Nikon 1 S1.
Explore our gallery of 46 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J1.

competitors

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$922 with 10-30mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 with 10-30mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
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

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

Nikon 1 S1 Competitors

Nikon 1 S2

Nikon 1 S2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$293 - $447 with 11-2mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Weight Slightly lighter
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$129 - $227

Weight Lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon DL24-85

Nikon DL24-85

Pro digicam

$647

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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