Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

47

Nikon 1 J1

31

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
Badge
Phase detection video autofocus
fast and accurate

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-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Size Slightly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Travel zoom

Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS Has a GPS
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Travel zoom

Wide angle Better wide angle
Macro focus Better macro capability

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality

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