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Canon PowerShot G1X versus Nikon 1 J1 versus Nikon 1 V1

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Canon PowerShot G1X

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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60
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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21.7 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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10.8 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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644 ISO
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Nikon 1 J1

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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56
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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21.5 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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372 ISO
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Nikon 1 V1

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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54
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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21.3 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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346 ISO
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Canon PowerShot G1X

Manufacturer specifications

Type High-end compact 
Announced 2012-01-09 
Indicative price (USD) 799  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4496 x 3366  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 15.13  
Sensor size (mm) 14.0 x 18.7 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.2  
Bits per pixel 14.0 
Focal length multiplier 1.85 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  100 - 12800 
Shutter type Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 4.5  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning 
Mount type  
Weight (gr) 492  
Battery type Li-ion, BP NB-10L, 7.4 V, 920 mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 40 
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal 
Mount material  
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 922000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes  
Number of autofocus points  
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments 
Drive modes Single Continuous Continuous with AF Self-timer (10-sec., 2-sec., custom: 0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.)  
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card 
Image format JPEG (Exif 2.3) RAW (CR2) DPOF 1.1 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity USB USB 2.0 (480Mbit/sec) HDMI Yes (Mini) Wireless None Remote control Yes (Optional (RS60-E3)) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes, Stereo 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 24 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MOV 
Video codec H264 
Video stabilisation  

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Nikon 1 J1

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-09-21 
Indicative price (USD) 700  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 3904 x 2606  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 10.17  
Sensor size (mm) 8.8 x 13.2 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 3.4  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 2.70 
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9 
ISO latitude  100 - 6400 
Shutter type Mechanical and Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/16000 - 30  
Frame rate (fps) 13.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization   
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeNikon 1 CX  
Weight (gr) 234  
Battery type MH-27 Battery Charger 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Magnesium 
Mount material  
View finder type  
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Auto (AF) Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A) Single-servo AF (AF-S) Continuous-servo (AF-C) Full-time Servo (AF-F) Manual Focus (MF) 
Number of autofocus points
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation +/- 3 EV, 1/3 EV steps 
Drive modes Single frame, continuous, Electronic (Hi), Self-timer, delayed remote, quick-response remote, interval timer shooting 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Image format NEF (RAW), JPEG 
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity USB: Hi-speed USB HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro No 
Histogram  
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 X 1080/60i 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MOV 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation  

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Nikon 1 V1

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-09-21 
Indicative price (USD) 1000  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 3904 x 2606  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 10.17  
Sensor size (mm) 8.8 x 13.2 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 3.4  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 2.70 
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9 
ISO latitude  100 - 6400 
Shutter type Mechanical and Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/16000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 34.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization   
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeNikon 1 CX  
Weight (gr) 293  
Battery type MH-25 Battery Charger 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Magnesium 
Mount material  
View finder type Electronic 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup No 
View finder diopter -3 to +1 m 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single-point AF: 135 focus areas, Auto-area AF: 41 focus areas, Subject tracking, Face-priority AF 
Number of autofocus points 135 
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes Single frame, continuous, Mechanical, Electronic, Electronic (Hi), Self-timer, delayed remote, quick-response remote, interval timer shooting 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Image format NEF (RAW), JPEG 
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity USB: Hi-speed USB HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector Accessory hot shoe used for designated accessories Video output: NTSC/PAL Audio input: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5mm diameter) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram  
GPS Optional GP-N100 GPS uni 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 X 1080/60i 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MOV 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation  

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