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
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX5

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
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

$500 with 10-30mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
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

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Color depth Worse color depth

Samsung NX5 Competitors

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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Live view Has live view
Thickness Slightly thicker
Samsung NX500

Samsung NX500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$700 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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