Nikon 1 J1Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
Top 44%844 points
Top 44%
Top 48%776 points
Top 48%
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Megapixels
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Top 95%
746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
10.1
MP
13.06
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Nikon 1 J1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3: 53 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

22.66% more megapixels (photo).
10.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
13.06MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
13.2 x 8.8mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
17.3 x 13mm
245
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
135
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
23
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
372ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
459ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
60fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
7fps
171
0

6. weight

30g lighter.
234g
HTC Re: 65.5g
264g
141
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
56
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
50
131
0

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
6400ISO
126
0

9. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
113
0

10. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21.5bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
20.6bits
87
0

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0000625s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.00025s
80
0

12. pixel density

2.15% higher pixel density.
333ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
326ppi
77
0

13. width

1.7mm narrower.
106mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
107.7mm
76
0

14. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
11Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
10.1Evs
72
0

15. volume

16.78% less body volume.
192.69cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
231.55cm³
71
0

16. height

6.1mm shorter.
61mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
67.1mm
71
0

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
460k dots
71
0

18. thickness

3.5mm thinner.
29mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
32.5mm
70
0

19. resolution

0.16% higher resolution.
831 x 554px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
783 x 587px
69
0

20. battery power

8.51% more battery power.
1020mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
940mAh
69
0

21. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
46% have it
67
0

22. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
15% have it
62
0

23. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
22% have it
58
0

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
3"
58
0

25. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
73% have it
56
0

26. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
26% have it
54
0

27. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
43% have it
54
0

28. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
18% have it
52
0

29. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
52% have it
52
0

30. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
88% have it
51
0

31. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
66% have it
48
0

32. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
44% have it
48
0

33. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
55% have it
41
0

34. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
67% have it
41
0

35. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
88% have it
40
0

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