Updated (September 2011): Compare the Nikon 1 J1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 vs Nikon 1 J1

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

71

Nikon 1 J1

69

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
108 lenses
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Focus points
Many focus points
135

galleries

Explore our gallery of 46 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon PowerShot G9

Canon PowerShot G9

Pro digicam

$477

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$545 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 with 11-2mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weight Slightly lighter
Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$869 with 20-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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