Updated (September 2011): Compare the Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Sony NEX-7

77

Nikon 1 V1

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,016 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.4 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
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 Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $548 body only

$582 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

Focus points More focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$520 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$359 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Worse color depth

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Pkrasy (3:05 PM, December 03, 2011)
V1 worst camera in the world, and the price to quality pfff, the image sensor is too small, its size is like a compact camera, color reproduction far worse than in the first hearing of the NEX series,
 
Avatar for yuliang11 yuliang11 (10:09 AM, October 04, 2011)
finally a mirrorless camera from nikon