Sony Alpha NEX-6 vs Nikon 1 V2

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-6

76

Nikon 1 V2

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,018 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
78.0
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V2

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

galleries

Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V2.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-6.

competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$588 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$486 body only

$802 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Focus points Fewer focus points
Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$849 - $900 body only

$949 - $950 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$650 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$396 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

discussion

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Showing 3 comments

SR (2:16 PM, June 11, 2013)
Sorry but since Nikon V1 and V2, the AF on N1 have been the first in compact camera using phase detection ?? This overlook makes the whole comparison very questionable...
That's basically where I stop reading...
 
Avatar for Eduardo Guariglia Eduardo Guariglia (8:09 PM, January 31, 2013)
Me too!
 
Alil (1:51 AM, January 22, 2013)
Thanks.. I confuse to choose between this camera.and now i know,I choose Sony Nex-6.