Nikon 1 J1 vs. Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 vs. Nikon 1 V1

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Sep 21, 2011
Jan 31, 2012
Sep 21, 2011
 
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Compact
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
 
3872 x 2592
4320 x 3240
3872 x 2592
3840 x 2160, 2896 x 1944, 1936 x 1296
4320 x 3240, 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2056, 3232 x 3232,3072 x 2048, 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 1728, 2736 x 2736, 2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1712, 2560 x 1440, 2304 x 2304, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1920 x 1920, 1920 x 1080, 1536 x 1536, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480
3840 x 2160, 2896 x 1944, 1936 x 1296
3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
10 megapixels
14 megapixels
10 megapixels
12 megapixels
15 megapixels
12 megapixels
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
1/2.33" (6.08 x 4.56 mm)
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
 
 
Auto, Hi Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600. 3200
 
6400
6400
6400
6
4
6
Yes
Yes (1)
Yes
Unknown
Optical
Unknown
RAW
No
RAW
 
Fine, Standard
 
 
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • 3D: MPO
 
 
 
24–480 mm
 
 
20×
 
 
F3.3–6.4
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
 
Yes
 
No
Yes (4x)
No
Yes
No
Yes
 
50 cm (19.69)
 
 
3 cm (1.18)
 
135
23
135
Nikon 1
 
Nikon 1
2.7×
 
2.7×
 
No
Fixed
No
3
3
3
460,000
460,000
921,000
No
Yes
No
TFT LCD
 
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Yes
None
None
Electronic
 
 
100%
 
30 sec
15 sec
30 sec
 
1/2000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/16000 sec
 
1/16000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • 3D
 
 
  • Portrait
  • Soft Skin
  • Scenery
  • Panorama Shot
  • Sports
  • Night Portrait
  • Night Scenery
  • Hand Held Night Shot
  • HDR
  • Food
  • Baby1
  • Baby2
  • Pet
  • Sunset
  • High Sensitivity
  • Glass Through
  • Underwater
  • High Speed Video
 
Yes (pop-up)
Yes
No
5.00 m
6.40 m
 
 
No
Yes (Optional SB-N5 mini speedlight )
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
 
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
 
10.0 fps
10.0 fps
10.0 fps
Yes
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
-3–5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
-3–5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
 
±1 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
 
No
No
No
 
1920 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 1072 x 720 (60 fps) 640 x 240 (400), 320 x 120 (1200)
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (220 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 1072 x 720 (60 fps) 640 x 240 (400), 320 x 120 (1200)
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, AVCHD
MPEG-4, H.264
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
None
Mono
None
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
 
12MB internal
 
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (Optional ML-L3)
No
Yes (Optional ML-L3)
 
No
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL20 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
 
260
 
234 g (0.52 lb / 8.25 oz)
206 g (0.45 lb / 7.27 oz)
383 g (0.84 lb / 13.51 oz)
106 x 61 x 30 mm (4.17 x 2.4 x 1.18)
105 x 59 x 28 mm (4.13 x 2.32 x 1.1)
113 x 76 x 44 mm (4.45 x 2.99 x 1.71)
 
 
Yes
 
Yes
No
Yes
None
Built-in
Optional
 
 
GP-N100 GPS unit