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

Nikon 1 V1 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Nikon 1 V1

79

Nikon 1 J1

69

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
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
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay

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

Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$279 body only

$406 with 9-27mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70

Boutique

$699

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$397 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lowest price Cheaper
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$359 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$195 body only

$354 with 14-42mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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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