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
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)
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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 Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A

Boutique

$734

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-m

Pentax K-m

Entry-level DSLR

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$335 - $679 body only

$550 - $599 with 15-45mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much more lenses available
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$333 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Thickness Slightly thicker
Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 with 11-2mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen

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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