Nikon 1 J1Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3
Top 44%853 points
Top 44%
Top 48%795 points
Top 48%
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Nikon 1 J1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3: 55 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

22.66% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
17.3 x 13mm

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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

6. weight

30g lighter.

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

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.

9. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
340shots

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

13. pixel density

2.15% higher pixel density.
326ppi

14. width

1.7mm narrower.
107.7mm

15. height

6.1mm shorter.

16. 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.

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

18. volume

16.78% less body volume.

19. thickness

3.5mm thinner.

20. resolution

0.16% higher resolution.

21. battery power

8.51% more battery power.

22. 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

23. 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
16% have it

24. 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
72% have it

25. 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

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