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

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
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62

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34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

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Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$507

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag
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Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Battery life Longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

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Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
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Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$205 - $395 with 11-2mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Weight Slightly lighter
Color depth Worse color depth
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Entry-level DSLR

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

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