Updated (September 2011): Compare the Nikon 1 J1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

60

Nikon 1 J1

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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-LX5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$561

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Olympus Stylus SH-2

Olympus Stylus SH-2

Travel zoom

$307

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$341

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly smaller
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 with 11-2mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Weight Slightly lighter
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$399 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$180 body only

$480 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Lumix DMC-LX5
Panasonic

Report a correction
Nikon 1 J1
1 J1
Nikon

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments