Updated (April 2012): Compare the Nikon 1 J1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Nikon 1 J1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

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Nikon 1 J1

69

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

67

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Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

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

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Lens availability
Many lenses available
108 lenses
Battery life
Great battery life
360 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 46 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J1.
Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5.

competitors

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$352 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Thickness Slightly thicker
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$670 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$800 with 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lowest price More expensive

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Competitors

Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$800 with 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 with 15-45mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$500 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available

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