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
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
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

Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×30 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

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 D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,531 - $1,797 body only

$2,153 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 - $1,797 with 10-30mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$891 body only

$750 with 10-30mm lens

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

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$353 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$180 body only

$498 with 10-30mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Lens availability Much more lenses available
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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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