Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

50

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
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×30 mm)
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

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

Pro digicam

$1,199

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$490

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Much wider aperture
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$140 - $249

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$580 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$539 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$367 - $779 body only

$549 - $899 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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