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

Nikon 1 V1 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Nikon 1 V1

49

Nikon 1 J1

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1300 ms startup delay
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

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
94 ms shutter lag
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 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

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 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$800 body only

$750 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$397 - $979 body only

$1,099 with 15-45mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
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