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Canon 5D vs Nikon 1 J4

The Canon EOS 5D and the Nikon 1 J4 are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in August 2005 and April 2014. The 5D is a DSLR, while the J4 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The cameras are based on a full frame (5D) and an one-inch (J4) sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 12.7 megapixels, whereas the Nikon provides 18.2 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon 5D VS Nikon 1 J4
Canon 5D Nikon 1 J4
Digital single lens reflex Mirrorless system camera
Canon EF mount lenses Nikon 1 mount lenses
12.7 MP, Full Frame Sensor 18.2 MP, 1" Sensor
no Video 1080/60p Video
ISO 100-1600 (50-3200) ISO 160-12800
Optical viewfinder No viewfinder, LCD framing
2.5" LCD, 230k dots 3.0" LCD, 1037k dots
Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive) Swivel touchscreen
3 shutter flaps per second 60 shutter flaps per second
Weathersealed bodyNot weather sealed
400 shots per battery charge300 shots per battery charge
152 x 113 x 75 mm, 895 g 100 x 60 x 29 mm, 232 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS 5D and the Nikon 1 J4? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

An illustration of the physical size and weight of the Canon 5D and the Nikon 1 J4 is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The J4 can be obtained in four different colors (black, silver, orange, white), while the 5D is only available in black.

Size Canon 5D vs Nikon 1 J4
Compare 5D versus J4 top
Comparison 5D or J4 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Nikon 1 J4 is considerably smaller (65 percent) than the Canon 5D. Moreover, the J4 is substantially lighter (74 percent) than the 5D. It is worth mentioning in this context that the 5D is splash and dust resistant, while the J4 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, just select a new right or left comparator from among the camera models in the table. Alternatively, you can also move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

Camera Body Specifications
  Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
(CIPA)
Weather
Sealing
(yes/no)
Camera
Launch
(announced)
Launch
Price
(USD)
Street
Price
(USD)
Camera
Model
 
Canon 5D» 152 mm 113 mm 75 mm 895 g 400 Y Aug 2005 3,299iCanon 5D
 
Nikon 1 J4« 100 mm 60 mm 29 mm 232 g 300 n Apr 2014 549iNikon 1 J4
 
Canon 6D Mark II« » 144 mm 111 mm 75 mm 765 g 1200 Y Jun 2017 1,999 iCanon 6D Mark II
 
Canon 5D Mark IV« » 151 mm 116 mm 76 mm 890 g 900 Y Aug 2016 3,499 iCanon 5D Mark IV
 
Canon 5DS« » 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 iCanon 5DS
 
Canon 5DS R« » 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 iCanon 5DS R
 
Canon G9 X« » 98 mm 58 mm 31 mm 209 g 220 n Oct 2015 529iCanon G9 X
 
Canon 100D« » 117 mm 91 mm 69 mm 407 g 380 n Mar 2013 549iCanon 100D
 
Canon 5D Mark III« » 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 950 g 950 Y Mar 2012 3,499iCanon 5D Mark III
 
Canon 6D« » 145 mm 111 mm 71 mm 770 g 1090 Y Sep 2012 2,099iCanon 6D
 
Canon 5D Mark II« » 152 mm 114 mm 75 mm 850 g 850 Y Sep 2008 3,499iCanon 5D Mark II
 
Canon 50D« » 146 mm 108 mm 74 mm 822 g 800 Y Aug 2008 1,299iCanon 50D
 
Canon 1D Mark II N« » 156 mm 158 mm 80 mm 1565 g 1200 Y Aug 2005 3,999iCanon 1D Mark II N
 
Nikon 1 J5« » 98 mm 60 mm 32 mm 231 g 250 n Apr 2015 399iNikon 1 J5
 
Nikon 1 V3« » 111 mm 65 mm 33 mm 381 g 310 n Mar 2014 799iNikon 1 V3
 
Nikon D700« » 147 mm 123 mm 77 mm 1074 g 1000 Y Jul 2008 2,999iNikon D700
 
Panasonic G6« » 122 mm 85 mm 71 mm 390 g 340 n Apr 2013 599iPanasonic G6
Note: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices give an idea on the placement of the camera in the maker’s lineup and the broader market. The J4 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 83 percent) than the 5D, which puts it into a different market segment. Normally, street prices remain initially close to the MSRP, but after a couple of months, the first discounts appear. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

 

Sensor comparison

The size of the imaging sensor is a crucial determinant of image quality. A large sensor will tend to have larger individual pixels that provide better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixel-units in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be more expensive and lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon 5D features a full frame sensor and the Nikon 1 J4 an one-inch sensor. The sensor area in the J4 is 87 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.0 and 2.7. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

In terms of underlying technology, both cameras are build around CMOS sensors.

Canon 5D and Nikon 1 J4 sensor measures

Despite having a smaller sensor, the J4 offers a higher resolution of 18.2 megapixels, compared with 12.7 MP of the 5D. This megapixels advantage comes at the cost of a higher pixel density and a smaller size of the individual pixel (with a pixel pitch of 2.52μm versus 8.25μm for the 5D). However, it should be noted that the J4 is much more recent (by 8 years and 8 months) than the 5D, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that make it possible to gather light more efficiently. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the J4 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Nikon 1 J4 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the J4 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 26.2 x 17.4 inch or 66.4 x 44.3 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 20.9 x 14 inch or 53.2 x 35.4 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 17.4 x 11.6 inch or 44.3 x 29.5 cm. The corresponding values for the Canon 5D are 21.8 x 14.6 inch or 55.5 x 37 cm for good quality, 17.5 x 11.6 inch or 44.4 x 29.6 cm for very good quality, and 14.6 x 9.7 inch or 37 x 24.7 cm for excellent quality prints.

The J4 has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Canon EOS 5D has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 1600, which can be extended to ISO 50-3200. The corresponding ISO settings for the Nikon 1 J4 are ISO 160 to ISO 12800 (no boost).

5D versus J4 MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). Of the two cameras under review, the 5D provides substantially higher image quality than the J4, with an overall score that is 18 points higher. This advantage is based on 2.1 bits higher color depth, 0.4 EV in additional dynamic range, and 1.7 stops in additional low light sensitivity. The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

Sensor Characteristics
  Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
Camera
Model
 
Canon 5D Full Frame 12.7 4368 2912none22.911.1136871Canon 5D
 
Nikon 1 J4 1-inch 18.2 5232 34881080/60p20.810.742653Nikon 1 J4
 
Canon 6D Mark II Full Frame 26.0 6240 41601080/60p24.411.9286285Canon 6D Mark II
 
Canon 5D Mark IV Full Frame 30.1 6720 44804K/30p24.813.6299591Canon 5D Mark IV
 
Canon 5DS Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.712.4238187Canon 5DS
 
Canon 5DS R Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.612.4230886Canon 5DS R
 
Canon G9 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p21.512.349563Canon G9 X
 
Canon 100D APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p21.811.384363Canon 100D
 
Canon 5D Mark III Full Frame 22.1 5760 38401080/30p24.011.7229381Canon 5D Mark III
 
Canon 6D Full Frame 20.0 5472 36481080/30p23.812.1234082Canon 6D
 
Canon 5D Mark II Full Frame 21.0 5616 37441080/30p23.711.9181579Canon 5D Mark II
 
Canon 50D APS-C 15.1 4752 3168none21.811.469663Canon 50D
 
Canon 1D Mark II N APS-H 8.2 3504 2336none22.311.297566Canon 1D Mark II N
 
Nikon 1 J5 1-inch 20.7 5568 37124K/15p21.112.047965Nikon 1 J5
 
Nikon 1 V3 1-inch 18.2 5232 34881080/60p20.810.738452Nikon 1 V3
 
Nikon D700 Full Frame 12.1 4256 2832none23.512.2230380Nikon D700
 
Panasonic G6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p21.311.563961Panasonic G6

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. The J4 indeed provides for movie recording, while the 5D does not. The highest resolution format that the J4 can use is 1080/60p.

 

Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the 5D has an optical viewfinder, which can be very useful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the J4 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Canon 5D and Nikon 1 J4 in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

Core Features
  Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
'000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
('000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
Camera
Model
 
Canon 5Doptical Y 2.5 230 fixed n 1/8000s 3.0 n n Canon 5D
 
Nikon 1 J4none n 3.0 1037 Fixed Y 1/4000s 60.0 Y n Nikon 1 J4
 
Canon 6D Mark IIoptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.5 n n Canon 6D Mark II
 
Canon 5D Mark IVoptical Y 3.2 1620 fixed Y 1/8000s 7.0 n n Canon 5D Mark IV
 
Canon 5DSoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n Canon 5DS
 
Canon 5DS Roptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n Canon 5DS R
 
Canon G9 Xnone n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 6.0 Y Y Canon G9 X
 
Canon 100Doptical n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.9 Y n Canon 100D
 
Canon 5D Mark IIIoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 6.0 n n Canon 5D Mark III
 
Canon 6Doptical Y 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/4000s 4.5 n n Canon 6D
 
Canon 5D Mark IIoptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 3.9 n n Canon 5D Mark II
 
Canon 50Doptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 6.3 Y n Canon 50D
 
Canon 1D Mark II Noptical Y 2.5 230 fixed n 1/8000s 8.5 n n Canon 1D Mark II N
 
Nikon 1 J5none n 3.0 1037 tilting Y 1/4000s 60.0 Y n Nikon 1 J5
 
Nikon 1 V3optional n 3.0 1037 tilting Y 1/4000s 60.0 Y n Nikon 1 V3
 
Nikon D700optical Y 3.0 922 fixed n 1/8000s 8.0 Y n Nikon D700
 
Panasonic G61440 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n Panasonic G6

One feature that is present on the 5D, but is missing on the J4 is a top-level LCD. While being, of course, smaller than the rear screen, the control panel conveys some of the essential shooting information and can be convenient for quick and easy settings verification.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the J4 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The 5D writes its imaging data to Compact Flash cards, while the J4 uses micro SDXC cards.

 

Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon EOS 5D and Nikon 1 J4 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

Input-Output Connections
  Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
Camera
Model
 
Canon 5DYnonenone--none2.0---Canon 5D
 
Nikon 1 J4-stereomono--mini2.0Y--Nikon 1 J4
 
Canon 6D Mark IIYstereomonoY-mini2.0YYYCanon 6D Mark II
 
Canon 5D Mark IVYmonomonoYYmini3.0YY-Canon 5D Mark IV
 
Canon 5DSYmonomonoY-mini3.0---Canon 5DS
 
Canon 5DS RYmonomonoY-mini3.0---Canon 5DS R
 
Canon G9 X-stereomono--micro2.0YY-Canon G9 X
 
Canon 100DYmonomonoY-mini2.0---Canon 100D
 
Canon 5D Mark IIIYmonomonoYYmini2.0---Canon 5D Mark III
 
Canon 6DYmonomonoY-mini2.0Y--Canon 6D
 
Canon 5D Mark IIYmonomonoY-mini2.0---Canon 5D Mark II
 
Canon 50DYnonenone--mini2.0---Canon 50D
 
Canon 1D Mark II NYnonenone--none1.1---Canon 1D Mark II N
 
Nikon 1 J5-stereomono--micro2.0YY-Nikon 1 J5
 
Nikon 1 V3-stereomonoY-mini2.0Y--Nikon 1 V3
 
Nikon D700Ynonenone--mini2.0---Nikon D700
 
Panasonic G6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-Panasonic G6

It is notable that the 5D has a hotshoe, while the J4 does not. This socket makes it possible to easily attach optional accessories, such as an external flash gun.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Canon 5D (unlike the J4) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Both the 5D and the J4 have been discontinued, but can regularly be found used on eBay. The 5D was replaced by the Canon 5D Mark II, while the J4 was followed by the Nikon 1 J5. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Nikon websites.

Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Is there a clear favorite between the Canon 5D and the Nikon 1 J4? Which camera is better? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.

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Advantages of the Canon EOS 5D:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Scores substantially higher (18 points) in the DXO overall assessment.
  • Richer colors: Generates images with noticeably better colors (2.1 bits more color depth).
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Requires less light for good images (1.7 stops ISO advantage).
  • Easier framing: Has an optical viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • Easier setting verification: Features an LCD display on top to control shooting parameters.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (400 versus 300) on a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in August 2005).

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Reasons to prefer the Nikon 1 J4:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (18.2 vs 12.7MP), which boosts linear resolution by 20%.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Broader imaging potential: Can capture not only stills but also 1080/60p video.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.0" vs 2.5") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1037k vs 230k dots).
  • Fewer buttons to press: Has a touchscreen to facilitate handling and shooting adjustments.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (60 vs 3 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • More compact: Is smaller (100x60mm vs 152x113mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight (by 663g or 74 percent) and is thus easier to take along.
  • More legacy lens friendly: Can use many non-native lenses via adapters.
  • Easier fill-in: Has a small integrated flash to brighten shadows of backlit subjects.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (83 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More modern: Reflects 8 years and 8 months of technical progress since the 5D launch.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the J4 is the clear winner of the contest (16 : 12 points). However, the pertinence of the various camera strengths will differ across photographers, so that you might want to weigh individual camera traits according to their importance for your own imaging needs before making a camera decision. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

5D 12:16 J4

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon 5D and the Nikon 1 J4 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best DSLR Camera and Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the 5D or the J4 perform in practice. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular camera review sites (cameralabs, dpreview, ephotozine, imaging-resource, and photographyblog). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

Review Scores
  Camera
Model
cam
era
  labs  
dp
re
  view  
e
photo
  zine  
ima
ging
resource
photo
graphy
  blog  
Camera
Launch
(announced)
Launch
Price
(USD)
Street
Price
(USD)
Camera
Model
 
Canon 5D88/100+ +oo.. Aug 2005 3,299iCanon 5D
 
Nikon 1 J4....4.5/5..4/5 Apr 2014 549iNikon 1 J4
 
Canon 6D Mark II+80/1004.5/54/54/5 Jun 2017 1,999 iCanon 6D Mark II
 
Canon 5D Mark IV+ +87/1004.5/55/54.5/5 Aug 2016 3,499 iCanon 5D Mark IV
 
Canon 5DS+83/1004.5/55/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 iCanon 5DS
 
Canon 5DS R+83/1005/55/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 iCanon 5DS R
 
Canon G9 X+ +..4.5/54/54.5/5 Oct 2015 529iCanon G9 X
 
Canon 100D+78/1004/54/54/5 Mar 2013 549iCanon 100D
 
Canon 5D Mark III+ +82/1004.5/55/54.5/5 Mar 2012 3,499iCanon 5D Mark III
 
Canon 6D+ +83/1004.5/54.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,099iCanon 6D
 
Canon 5D Mark II91/10079/1004/55/5.. Sep 2008 3,499iCanon 5D Mark II
 
Canon 50D+ ++ +4.5/55/54.5/5 Aug 2008 1,299iCanon 50D
 
Canon 1D Mark II N.......... Aug 2005 3,999iCanon 1D Mark II N
 
Nikon 1 J5....4.5/54/54.5/5 Apr 2015 399iNikon 1 J5
 
Nikon 1 V3..76/1004.5/53/54/5 Mar 2014 799iNikon 1 V3
 
Nikon D70089/100+ +4.5/55/54.5/5 Jul 2008 2,999iNikon D700
 
Panasonic G6+ +..5/5..4.5/5 Apr 2013 599iPanasonic G6
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Canon 5D vs Nikon 1 J4

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon 5D Nikon 1 J4
    Camera Type Digital single lens reflex Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Canon EF mount lenses Nikon 1 mount lenses
    Launch Date August 2005 April 2014
    Launch Price USD 3299 USD 549
    Sensor Specs Canon 5D Nikon 1 J4
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Full Frame Sensor 1" Sensor
    Sensor Size 36.0 x 24.0 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm
    Sensor Area 864 mm2 116.16 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 43.3 mm 15.9 mm
    Crop Factor 1.0x 2.7x
    Sensor Resolution 12.7 Megapixels 18.2 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4368 x 2912 pixels 5232 x 3488 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 8.25 μm 2.52 μm
    Pixel Density 1.47 MP/cm2 15.71 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability no Video 1080/60p Video
    ISO Setting 100-1600 ISO 160-12800 ISO
    ISO Boost 50-3200 ISO no Enhancement
    Image Processor DIGIC 2 Expeed 4
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 71 53
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 22.9 20.8
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 11.1 10.7
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 1368 426
    Screen Specs Canon 5D Nikon 1 J4
    Viewfinder Type Optical viewfinder No viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 96%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.71x
    Top-Level Screen Control Panel no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View
    Rear LCD Size 2.5 inch 3.0 inch
    LCD Resolution 230k dots 1037k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen
    Touch Input no Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon 5D Nikon 1 J4
    Focus System Phase-detect AF On-Sensor Phase-detect
    Continuous Shooting 3 shutter flaps/s 60 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/16000s
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash Build-in Flash
    Storage Medium CF cards micro or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    Connectivity Specs Canon 5D Nikon 1 J4
    External Flash Hotshoe no Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port no HDMI mini HDMI
    Wifi Support no Wifi Wifi built-in
    Body Specs Canon 5D Nikon 1 J4
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodyNot weather sealed
    Battery Type BP-511A EN-EL22
    Battery Life (CIPA)400 shots per charge300 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 152 x 113 x 75 mm
    (6.0 x 4.4 x 3.0 in)
    100 x 60 x 29 mm
    (3.9 x 2.4 x 1.1 in)
    Camera Weight 895 g (31.6 oz) 232 g (8.2 oz)

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