Updated (September 2011): Compare the Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-3

59

Nikon 1 V1

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
830 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
68.0
Great color depth
Color depth
22.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

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

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 Alpha NEX-3.

competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$337 body only

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$530 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

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