Nikon J4 features 1 inch sensor and on the other hand the X-M1 have twice big sensor inside, we have no doubt that the X-M1 will produce better image quality than J4..
Nikon 1 J4 vs. Fujifilm X-M1 Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: The Nikon 1 J4 features more resolution compared to Fujifilm X-M1, so you will get large printouts and you can also re-compose /crop your images after shooting.
Bigger Sensor Size: The Fujifilm X-M1 comes with a bigger sensor compared to Nikon 1 J4; the bigger sensor of Fujifilm X-M1 will sure give broad dynamic range, better colour depth, improved low light performance in High ISO mode.
AF System: Fujifilm X-M1 features contrast based AF system with 49 number of total AF points, the Nikon 1 J4 comes with Hybrid AF system (Phase + Contrast) with 171 number of total AF points, The J4 will do AF quickly compared to Fujifilm X-M1 since phase AF system quickly acquire the subject into focus and finally the contrast based system fine-tune the sharpness for ensured accuracy.
Better low light performance – The Fujifilm X-M1 features more ISO range compared to Nikon 1 J4, the ISO range of Fujifilm X-M1 is upto 25600, Nikon 1 J4 is limited to 12800 only.
Better Shutter Range: Nikon 1 J4 features better shutter range compared to Fujifilm X-M1. Fast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Nikon 1 J4 features fast shooting speed compared to Fujifilm X-M1.
Video Mode: Nikon 1 J4 features full HD video recording @ 60, 30 fps frame rate. HD video recording @30 fps.
Supported formats Cinematic movie modes: Fast Motion, Jump Cut, and 4-Second Movie.
Other Video Feature of Nikon 1 J4
- easy to add a touch of cinematic magic
- capture high-resolution stills while filming simply by pressing the shutter-release button
- Nikon’s new Auto Image Capture function analyses every frame and automatically snaps photos when conditions are best
- energise street scenes with Fast Motion
- 4-Second Movie clips (you can stitch 8 together)
- advanced movie mode and you can achieve dramatic effects with Slow Motion
- 120 fps HD movie clip over 12 seconds
Video Mode: Fujifilm X-T1 features full HD video recording @ 60 fps frame rate. HD video recording @30 fps.
Other Video Feature of Fujifilm X-M1
- Exposure control
- Aperture priority AE.
- plug-and-play ease
- HDTV with an HDMI cable
- movies complete with stereo audio
Display: Nikon 1 J4 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Fujifilm X-M1.
Nikon 1 J4 features touch screen fixed with+1,037,000 (screen dots) on the other hand Fujifilm X-M1 have fixed display with tilting +920,000 Screen dots, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Nikon 1 J4.
Battery Life (CIPA): Fujifilm X-M1 battery rating is 350 shots and other hand Nikon 1 J4 battery rating is 240 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Nikon 1 J4 is smaller than Fujifilm X-M1.
Weight: Nikon 1 J4 lighter than Fujifilm X-M1.
Verdict: The Fujifilm X-M1 features bigger sensor and hence you will get better image quality, the J4 features advance AF system. other features include built in WiFi connectivity available in X-M1, but with J4 you have to buy external adapter.
We recommend you to buy J4 only if you are a sports shooter, otherwise go with fujifilm X-M1
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