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

58

Nikon 1 J1

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
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

Overall image quality
Great image quality
56.0
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Color depth
Great color depth
21.5 bits

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

Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1

Pro digicam

$206

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

Ultra compact

$277

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$529

Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Startup delay More startup delay

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$630 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$361 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 15-45mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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