Updated (November 2011): Compare the Nikon 1 V1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Nikon 1 V1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Nikon 1 V1

79

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

70

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
1,200 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
60 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.

competitors

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$279 body only

$416 with 9-27mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$559 - $575 body only

$857 with 12-32mm, 35-100mm lenses

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$400 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Touch screen No touch screen

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