Sony Alpha NEX-6 vs Nikon 1 V2

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-6

73

Nikon 1 V2

39

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 video 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

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 body only

$1,148 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$840 body only

$747 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Focus points Fewer focus points

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$699 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Autofocus Slower autofocus

discussion

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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.