Nikon 1 J1 vs Samsung NX5

Nikon 1 J1
Samsung NX5

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
1,200 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
60 fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX5

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
55 lenses
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

galleries

Explore our gallery of 46 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J1.
Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX5.

competitors

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$580 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$369 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

Samsung NX5 Competitors

Samsung NX1

Samsung NX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$3,813 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$389 with 20-55mm lens

Live view Has live view
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

Sony Cybershot WX7

Compact

$155

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much smaller screen

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