Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

49

Nikon 1 J1

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1000 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
94 ms shutter lag

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-TZ5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$249 - $289

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Ultra compact

$339

Size Slightly smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$650 with 10-30mm lens

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

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