Compare Canon EOS M vs Nikon 1 V1

Updated on 23-Jan-2020

Comparison between Canon EOS M vs Nikon 1 V1 Digital Cameras. The comparision between these Digital Cameras is based on Quick Specs, Basic Information, Features, Technical Specifications and Other Basic Features. Also see Price Comparision between Canon EOS M vs Nikon 1 V1 Digital Cameras




Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC card


Other resolutions 3456 x 2304, 2592 x 1728, 1920 x 1280, 720 x 480 3840 x 2160, 2896 x 1944, 1936 x 1296
Max resolution 5184 x 3456 3872 x 2592
Sensor photo detectors 19 megapixels 12 megapixels
Image ratio w:h N/A 3:2, 16:9
Sensor size APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) 1" (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Processor Digic 5 N/A
Sensor type CMOS CMOS

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed 60 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec 1/16000 sec
Built-in flash No No
Flash range N/A N/A
External flash Yes (via Hot-shoe) Yes (Optional SB-N5 mini speedlight )
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Continuous drive Yes (4.3 fps) Yes (10 fps)
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes
Metering modes Multi Center-weighted Spot Partial Multi Center-weighted Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) -3-5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) N/A
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis) No

Videography features

Format MPEG-4 H.264 MPEG-4 H.264
Microphone Stereo Stereo
Speaker Mono N/A
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 1072 x 720 (60 fps) 640 x 240 (400), 320 x 120 (1200)


ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (25600 with boost) N/A
White balance presets 6 6
Custom white balance Yes (1) Yes
Image stabilization No Unknown
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal N/A

Optics & Focus

Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor) Phase Detect Multi-area Selective single-point Single Continuous Face Detection Live View Contrast Detect (sensor) Phase Detect Multi-area Selective single-point Tracking
Digital Zoom No No
Manual focus Yes Yes
Lens mount Canon EF-M mount Nikon 1 mount
Focal length multiplier 1.6x 2.7x

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCD Fixed No
Screen size 3" 3"
Screen dots 1040000 921000
Screen type Clear View II TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Viewfinder coverage N/A 1
Viewfinder magnification N/A N/A
Viewfinder resolution N/A N/A


Environmentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion LP-E12 rechargeable battery & charger Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 230 N/A
Weight (inc. batteries) 298 g (0.66 lb / 10.51 oz) 383 g (0.84 lb / 13.51 oz)
Dimensions 109 x 66 x 32 mm (4.29 x 2.6 x 1.26") 113 x 76 x 44 mm (4.45 x 2.99 x 1.71")


camera type Mirrorless Mirrorless

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