Nikon 1 J1 vs. Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J1 and Nikon 1 J5 are two mirrorless cameras, but with different features. This article give an overview of these features.

Nikon 1 J1 vs Nikon 1 J5

Although they both have 1” sensors, Nikon 1 J1 has a 10.0MP while Nikon 1 J5 has a 21.0 MP resolution. Others comparable features are:

Take a look: Nikon 1 J1 vs. Nikon 1 V1.

– Both cameras have equal number of lenses which are Nikon 1 lens. However none of them has sensor-based image stabilization. Therefore, you have to buy lenses with optical stabilization features.

– In terms of daily photography Nikon 1 J1 and Nikon 1J5 are more or less similar.

– It should also be noted that Nikon 1 J5is 3g lighter than Nikon 1 J1 though this may not make a significant difference.

– Nikon 1 J5 has 21.0MP sized BSI-CMOS sensor that provides 11Mp more than Nikon 1 J1 sensor which has a 10.0MP sized CMOS sensor. This gives a significant advantage in real life. That is, you can print your image larger or crop it more freely

– Nikon 1 J5 sensor lacks anti- alias filter which increases the sharpness and level of detail. However, it may increase the chance of moire occurring in certain scenes.

– Nikon 1 J5 enabled besides,it has a stereo microphone which allows you to record audio files or movies, unlike Nikon 1 J1 which is neither Wi-Fi enabled nor has a stereo microphone.

– Nikon 1 J5 has a touch screen hence fewer buttons. In addition, it has time lapse function and therefore, a series of photographs can be taken from the same position over a long period and joined together to create a short video. These features are not found in Nikon 1 J1.

- 10MP 1" CMOS sensor
- Hybrid AF system with both phase and contrast detection
- 1080/60i video
- ISO 100-3200 ('Hi 1' option at approx. ISO 6400)
- 3.0 inch LCD with 460,000 dots
- Continuous shooting up to 60 frames per second with electronic shutter
- 20.8 effective megapixels
105 Phase-detection AutoFocus Points
- 20 frames per second continuous shooting with AF-C
- 1080/60p video capabilities and - 180 degree tilting touch screen
- EXPEED 5A advanced processing engine
- Built in WiFi and Near Field Communication (NFC)

Nikon 1 J1 vs. Nikon 1 J5
From the above, it is evident that Nikon 1 J5 is more advanced and has more features than Nikon 1 J1. These extra features make latter more unique and preferable than its cousin.

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