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

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

52

Nikon 1 J1

29

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
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

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

Kodak PixPro AZ251

Kodak PixPro AZ251

Super zoom

$159

Size Smaller
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$333 - $447

Zoom Much more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$500

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$595 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$199 with 11-2mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$605 - $748

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

discussion

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