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Top 44%858 points
Top 44%
Top 58%641 points
Top 58%
Nikon 1 J1
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Nikon 1 J1 vs Pentax Q: 48 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

18.55% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm

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

55.4g lighter.
178.6g

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

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
230shots

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

49mm narrower.

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon 1 J1
Pentax Q
25% have it

16. higher resolution (screen)

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

17. 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.

18. height

37mm shorter.

19. volume

11.27% less body volume.

20. resolution

0.16% higher resolution.

21. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon 1 J1
Pentax Q
24% have it

22. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

23. 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
Pentax Q
72% have it

24. 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 J1
Pentax Q
18% have it

25. 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
Pentax Q
44% have it

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