Updated (September 2011): Compare the Nikon 1 J1 vs Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Nikon 1 V1

50

Nikon 1 J1

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great battery life
Battery life
350 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

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Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
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 1 V1.

competitors

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
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
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$862 body only

$750 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Worse color depth

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 with 11-2mm lens

Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth

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Joejns039 (8:47 AM, May 16, 2012)
j1 is amazing camera very easy to use nd amazing features nd picture quality