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

92

Nikon 1 V1

79

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Thin
Thickness
1.3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1000 ms startup delay
 

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

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$350 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$393 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$361 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 - $779 body only

$599 with 15-45mm lens

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

discussion

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