Nikon 1 V1Olympus OM-D E-M5
Top 42%886 points
Top 42%
Top 38%950 points
Top 38%
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Nikon 1 V1 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5: 59 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

37.27% more megapixels.
10.10MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.10MP

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

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
35

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
9fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon 1 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
26% have it

6. weight

131g lighter.
294g
HTC Re: 65.50g
425g

7. 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
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
25600ISO

8. video recording

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

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
400shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
310shots

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon 1 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
35% have it

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon 1 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
48% have it

12. fastest shutter speed

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

13. pixel density

25.60% higher pixel density.
471ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
375ppi

14. width

9mm narrower.
113mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
122mm

15. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
610k dots

16. volume

19.99% less body volume.
373.58cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
466.89cm³

17. height

13mm shorter.
76mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
89mm

18. battery power

1.56x more battery power.
1900mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1220mAh

19. resolution

1.51x higher resolution.
1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
901 x 676px

20. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon 1 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
23% have it

21. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Nikon 1 V1
13% have it

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon 1 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
22% have it

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3"

24. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon 1 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
18% have it

25. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon 1 V1
15% have it

26. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Nikon 1 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
18% have it

27. 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 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
72% have it

28. 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 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
44% have it

29. 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 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
25% have it

30. 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 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
53% have it

31. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Nikon 1 V1
44% have it

32. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
0.10s
Leica M Typ 240: 0s
0.28s

33. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Nikon 1 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
29% have it

34. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon 1 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
65% have it

35. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nikon 1 V1
Olympus OM-D E-M5
45% have it

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