Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

51

Nikon 1 J1

34

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
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

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

Panasonic Lumix ZS35

Panasonic Lumix ZS35

Travel zoom

$299

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

Travel zoom

Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

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
Overall image quality Better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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