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

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Nikon 1 J1

67

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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
Color depth
Great color depth
21.5 bits
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

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-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$499

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$619 with 14-42mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Significantly larger
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$278 body only

$289 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Touch screen No touch screen

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$580 with 10-30mm lens

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

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$220 with 11-2mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution

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