Sony Alpha NEX-6 vs Nikon 1 V2

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-6

75

Nikon 1 V2

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.1 EV
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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
Autofocuses shooting video
Phase detection

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

$593 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 - $1,000 body only

$1,148 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$840 body only

$739 with 18-55mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Focus points Fewer focus points

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,097 - $1,197 with 10-30mm lens

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

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$649 body only

$350 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

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

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.