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

Nikon 1 V1 vs Nikon 1 J1

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67

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

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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

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Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$815 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$380 - $447

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

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Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Entry-level DSLR

Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Much smaller screen
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Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$205 - $396 with 11-2mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weight Slightly lighter
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Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Lower 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