Nikon 1 V1 vs Pentax Q

Winner
Nikon 1 V1

77

Pentax Q

58

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 Pentax Q

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Size
Really small
Compact (98×57×31 mm)
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$435 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$534 body only

$999 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Pentax Q Competitors

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$325 body only

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Thickness Slightly thicker
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$899

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$400 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

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