Sony NEX C3 vs Nikon 1 J1

Winner
Sony NEX C3

100

Nikon 1 J1

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX C3

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
62 lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
94 ms shutter lag
Badge
Phase detection 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 Sony NEX C3.

competitors

Sony NEX C3 Competitors

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 - $779 body only

$499 - $599 with 15-45mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 S2

Nikon 1 S2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$378 body only

True resolution Higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$361 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Olympus Stylus SH-1

Olympus Stylus SH-1

Travel zoom

$403

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

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