Updated (February 2012): Compare the Nikon 1 J1 vs Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

62

Nikon 1 J1

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×30 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
94 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 46 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P510.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$369 - $447

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$378

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$509 - $697

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$580 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$367 - $779 body only

$549 - $899 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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