Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of 1 J5 vs M3

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

EOS M3
9.3
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

EOS M3
5.4
focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

Nikon 1 J5
10.0
EOS M3
10.0
continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Nikon 1 J5
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EOS M3
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Reviews from nikonrumors.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of Nikon 1 J5 vs EOS M3

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

Nikon 1 J5
479 ISO
EOS M3
1,169 ISO

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Nikon 1 J5
60 fps
EOS M3
4.2 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Nikon 1 J5
250 photos
EOS M3
250 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

Nikon 1 J5
22.1 bits
EOS M3
22.8 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

Nikon 1 J5
12.0 ev
EOS M3
11.8 ev

Features Key features of the Nikon 1 J5  vs EOS M3 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Nikon 1 J5
20.7 MP
EOS M3
24 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Nikon 1 J5
12,800 ISO
EOS M3
25,600 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

Nikon 1 J5
5.6 microns
EOS M3
13.8 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Nikon 1 J5  vs
EOS M3 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 20.7 MP 24 MP
Resolution 5568 x 3712 6000 x 4000
Size Nikon CX APS-C
Area 13.2 x 8.8 mm 22.3 x 14.9 mm
Crop factor 2.7x 1.6x
Pixel size 5.6 microns 13.8 microns
Light sensitivity 160 ISO to 12,800 ISO 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 171 49
Supports continuous Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None None
Viewfinder No Yes
Type N/A Electronic

form factor

Size 98 x 60 x 32 mm 111 x 68 x 44 mm
Thickness 32 mm 44 mm
Weight 231 g 366 g
Is weather sealed No No

video

Nikon 1 J5  vs
EOS M3 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Shoots video in 24p No Yes
Shoots high speed video Yes No
External mic jack None 3.5mm

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 3"
Resolution 1,037 k dots 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes Yes
Has a flip out screen Yes Yes
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/16000 s 1/4000 s

performance

Max continuous shooting 60 fps 4.2 fps
Battery life 250 250
Continuous shooting
60 fps
4.2 fps

features

Includes a GPS No No
WiFi 802.11b 802.11n
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