Sony Alpha NEX-6 vs Nikon 1 V2

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-6

100

Nikon 1 V2

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Light-weight
Weight
287 g
 

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

$445 - $448 body only

$409 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$748 body only

$848 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$529 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

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 D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$420 body only

$563 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$397 with 10-30mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Size Smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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.