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

Nikon 1 V1 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Nikon 1 V1

78

Nikon 1 J1

68

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

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"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps

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

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$440 - $498 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D

Pro DSLR

$1,199 body only

$1,599 with 17-85mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Higher true resolution
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Thickness Slightly thicker
Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm XQ1

Pro digicam

$391

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Pentax Q7

Pentax Q7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$661 body only

$564 with 5-15mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
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