Nikon 1 V1 vs Pentax Q

Winner
Nikon 1 V1

48

Pentax Q

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
1,200 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
60 fps
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1300 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax Q.

competitors

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$240 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder No viewfinder
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 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Autofocus Slower video autofocus

Pentax Q Competitors

Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$223 - $229 body only

$298 - $370 with 5-15mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Thickness Slightly thicker
Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$160 body only

$603 with 5-15mm, 15-45mm lenses

Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$320 body only

$400 with 12-32mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

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