Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Olympus OM-D E-M5

100

Nikon 1 V1

63

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
97 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Mid size (113×76×44 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus OM-D E-M5.

competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 body only

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,100 body only

$1,279 with 12-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $548 body only

$580 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,542 body only

$1,245 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Higher true resolution
Focus points Fewer focus points
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$207 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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