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Nikon 1 J2
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Nikon 1 J2 Digital Camera

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10.1MP 3x CMOS Jan 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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40 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on twenty expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this Nikon camera is 76%.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review “Features a new creative mode selection on the mode dial, improved resolution screen, as well as a number of new colours”. Ephotozine.com also wrote “With 60fps shooting at full resolution”. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned “Boasts a 10-megapixel sensor, capable of continuous shooting speeds of up to 60 frames per second at full resolution, full HD video capture”.

One person who bought it concluded that it was able to produce good images.

One Nikon 1 J2 owner who purchased it considered that it was good in low light. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned “If you need high-speed burst shooting and excellent low-light performance in an attractive” and scored this digital camera 70 out of 100.

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Good Size

Some Nikon 1 J2 owners reckoned that it was compact. Ephotozine.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their Nikon 1 J2 review on expert review site Ephotozine “The Nikon 1 J2 is the more compact”. Ephotozine.com also mentioned “The Nikon 1 J2 has a more compact 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, as well as a waterproof case”. Ephotozine.com also said “The new 11-27.5mm lens is very compact, almost as small as”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three Nikon 1 J2 owners who reviewed the Nikon 1 J2 concluded that it had a good screen. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “The new J2 adds a better screen, range of creative effects, textured grip”. Photographyblog.com also said “The Nikon 1 J2 has a better screen, some new creative effects, more colours”.

One customer who bought it considered that it was mirrorless. Expert review site Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote “The Nikon 1 J2 is a small, compact mirrorless camera that looks good”.

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Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 19,122 owner and expert reviews for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range.

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Good Quality Lens

A number of Nikon 1 J2 owners said in their reviews that the product had a good lens. Four years ago Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Excellent low-light performance in an attractive and compact interchangeable lens camera, you'll find it with the Nikon 1 J2”. Expert website Gadling.com mentioned “Over the past couple of years, one of the fastest growing segments of the digital camera market has been the compact interchangeable lens systems” in their Nikon 1 J2 review.

One Nikon 1 J2 owner considered that the Nikon 1 J2 had a good autofocus. Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote “A fast auto-focus system” but in spite of that they scored this digital camera 3 stars.

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Robust

A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Macworld.co.uk said “On inspecting the metal build, palm-sized J2 compact system camera (CSC), outwardly the doppelganger of the year-old J1” in their review. Expert review site Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned “Its image quality and build quality are great” in their review of the Nikon 1 J2.

One customer concluded that the Nikon 1 J2 was reliable.

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Good Support

Some Nikon 1 J2 owners concluded that the Nikon 1 J2 had good technical guidance. Expert website Techradar.com said “Buying Guide Best compact system camera 2012 Nikon was one of the last manufacturers to enter the compact system camera (CSC) market, launching the Nikon 1 system in September 2011” in their review and scored it 70 out of 100.

Nice Design

A few Nikon 1 J2 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Ephotozine.com mentioned four years ago “More stylish looking camera from the Nikon 1 series available in six different colours, with matching lens colours” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of the Nikon 1 J2 in the same month “The stylish design and dependable image”.

Good Video Capture

A number of Nikon 1 J2 owners agreed that this digital camera was good for video recording.

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was cheap. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ scored it 70 out of 100 and wrote “Buying Guide Best budget compact system camera It's fair to say that although the Nikon 1 J1 was incredibly popular” in their review of the Nikon 1 J2.

One Nikon 1 J2 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon 1 J2 was a bargain for the price. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews four years ago “Video quality add up to a good deal” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars.

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Good Product Quality

One customer concluded that it was good quality.

Easy to Use

One customer thought it was easy to handle. Macworld.co.uk gave the Nikon 1 J2 a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the Nikon 1 J2 “Usually when a camera is updated it gets a pixel or frame rate boost, Wi-Fi or GPS added, or handling niggle refined.”.

Good Technical Features

One Nikon 1 J2 owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Three years ago expert website Camerastuffreviewcom wrote “The speed of the camera and the easy applicable creative shooting features of the Nikon 1 series attributed to it”.

Quite Large Screen Size

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1 J2 the screen sizes range from 1" to 4.8". The Nikon 1 J2 has a fairly large screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix S9300[plb_408824_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS[plb_1496416_price] which is cheaper; or the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8") which is also higher rated.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to consider including a cheaper digital camera such as the Coolpix S9300[pl_408824_price], or the Coolpix S9300[pl_408824_price] both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS[plb_1496416_price] or you might consider a better rated digital camera such as the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price].

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Supports Full HD Video

The Nikon 1 J2 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1 J2 which do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix P510[pl_2071647_price], or the Coolpix S9700[pl_2173237_price] both from Nikon or the Sony DSC-RX100[plb_2319255_price].

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Supports Video Recording

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1 J2, the Nikon 1 J2 supports video recording.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras which support video recording currently available including the Samsung WB150[plb_1682907_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9300[plb_408824_price] which is cheaper; or the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Nikon 1 J2 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also have an image stabiliser.

Other cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might also want to consider include the Samsung WB150[plb_1682907_price] which is cheaper; or the Coolpix P510[pl_2071647_price], or the Coolpix S9700[pl_2173237_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J2, the Nikon 1 J2 has a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Samsung WB150[plb_1682907_price] which is cheaper; or the Coolpix P510[pl_2071647_price], and the Coolpix S9700[pl_2173237_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Electrical Viewfinder

Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

An electrical viewfinder is in fact the best viewfinder across all cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 1 J2.

Across comparable types of camera the worst viewfinder is Optical.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon 1 J2 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats JPEG XR and RAW are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite High JPEG Frame Rate

The lowest JPEG frame rate of cameras of this age and type is 15fps, the highest is 240fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 32fps. When compared to other cameras of this age and spec, the JPEG frame rate of the Nikon 1 J2 of 60 frames per second is one of the highest.

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135 Auto Focus Points

135 auto focus points

The Nikon 1 J2 is a 135 auto focus point camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

At 30 seconds, the Nikon 1 J2 has a fairly long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1 J2. The maximum camera shutter speeds of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 0.0005s to 250s.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon 1 J2 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1 J2. The photo effect "Neutral" is also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Has Eight White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon 1 J2 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J2. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Manual", "Shade", "Sunny" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Has One Shooting Mode

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon 1 J2 is more than most cameras of this age and type. The most frequently found shooting mode is Auto, but this shooting mode is not found on this camera. The shooting modes Movie are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 1 J2 is 400,000 pixels. The Nikon 1 J2 has a quite high display resolution (921,000 pixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the 1 J2.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has One Image Editing Mode

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon 1 J2 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this camera. The image editing modes Rotating are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon 1 J2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution across all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the 1 J2.

The worst video resolution across similar types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon 1 J2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. In addition, this Nikon digital camera support a video resolution of 640 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1 J2.

The worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Nikon 1 J2 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most cameras of a comparable age and type to it have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This digital camera's light exposure correction (± 3EV (1/3EV step)) is actually the best light exposure correction across all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the 1 J2.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/2EV step).

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Nikon 1 J2 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 J2. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

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Features Three Auto Focus

The Nikon 1 J2 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Continuous Auto Focus, Face tracking and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Very Fast Shutter Interval

With a shutter interval of only 1 second, the Nikon 1 J2 has a fairly fast shutter interval compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the shutter intervals range from 0.008s to 30s, and the average shutter interval is 4.2s.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The Nikon 1 J2 has a greater number of light metering modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this camera.

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19 Reasons Against

Expensive

We think this Nikon camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras of this type and age. We checked 63 digital cameras of this type and age and they range in price from £29 to £293.

Quite Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1 J2 is 9.6x. With an optical zoom of only 2.7 times zoom factor, the Nikon 1 J2 has one of the smallest optical zooms amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6[plb_2147371_price] (3x and higher rated), the Sony DSC-RX100[plb_2319255_price] (3.6x and higher rated), or the Samsung WB150F[plb_2060742_price] (18x and higher rated).

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

The megapixel counts of compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP. With a megapixel count of only 10.1 megapixels, the Nikon 1 J2 has a quite low megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the 1 J2.

If you would prefer a camera with a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] (12.1MP), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6[plb_2147371_price] (16MP), or the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] (16MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 J2 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Nikon 1 J2 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price], or the Samsung WB150F[plb_2060742_price]; or the Samsung WB150[plb_1682907_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Nikon 1 J2 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Coolpix P510[pl_2071647_price], or the Coolpix P330[pl_1724102_price] both from Nikon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6[plb_2147371_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most digital cameras of this spec and age do not have a GPS. The Nikon 1 J2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Coolpix P510[pl_2071647_price], the Coolpix S9700[pl_2173237_price], or the Coolpix P330[pl_1724102_price] all from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon 1 J2 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

The weights of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1 J2 range from 20g to 710g, and the average weight is 170g. The Nikon 1 J2 is fairly heavy (237 grams) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Nikon Coolpix S9300[plb_408824_price] (215g), or the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS[plb_1496416_price] (227g) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length

The Nikon 1 J2 has one of the shortest maximum focal lengths (only 0.28 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The maximum focal lengths of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1 J2 range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Nikon 1 J2 has a very small internal memory (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 1 J2. Compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 J2 have internal memory of between 1MB and 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 330MB.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Nikon 1 J2 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1 J2. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Red-eye reduction", "Second curtain synchro" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Quite Few Total Megapixel Count

The total megapixel counts of cameras of a similar type and age to the 1 J2 range from 10MP to 48MP. The total megapixel count of the Nikon 1 J2 of only 12 megapixels is one of the least amongst digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 1 J2.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon 1 J2 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this Nikon camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Only 3872 X 2592 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 J2 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Nikon camera has a 3872 x 2592 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it have a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Only ±1EV (1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Nikon 1 J2 has a wider flash exposure correction than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera has a ±1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, whereas most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. Across all similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago the worst flash exposure correction is ±3EV (1/3 EV step) and the best is ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Only Has Four Playback Modes

The Nikon 1 J2 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the 1 J2. The playback modes "Single image", "Slide show" and "Thumbnails" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

Across all the cameras that came out around the same time as the 1 J2 the maximum apertures range from 1.8 to 87. The Nikon 1 J2 has one of the bigger maximum apertures (only 5.6) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

At 3.5, the Nikon 1 J2 has a quite large minimum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J2. The smallest minimum aperture of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J2 is 1.3 and the largest is 6.6.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

When compared to other cameras that have been available for more than two years, the Nikon 1 J2's closest focusing distance of 0.2 meters is one of the largest. The smallest closest focusing distance of compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1 J2 is 0.01m, the largest is 30m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.27m.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 1 J2

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Nikon released the 1 J2.

MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon 1 J2 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

There are a number of alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to consider including a cheaper camera such as the Nikon Coolpix S9300[plb_408824_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS[plb_1496416_price] or you might consider a higher rated camera such as the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price].

If the sensor type of this Nikon digital camera is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung WB150F[plb_2060742_price] (CCD and higher rated) or the Samsung WB150[plb_1682907_price] (CCD and cheaper).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Dust-Resistant
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Lens Mount
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Multi-Shot Mode
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Technical Details
Audio Recording Format
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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In the past year Nikon's first compact system camera, the Nikon J1 , has become in Europe the most popular camera of its kind. In particular, the speed of the camera and the easy applicable... Read more…

21 December 2012

The Nikon 1 J2 tries its best to keep up with the other mirrorless cameras, and on some levels it succeeds. Its image quality and build quality are great and are well recommended, and for those...

24 November 2012

It won't appeal to photographic tinkerers, but the stylish design and dependable image and video quality add up to a good deal...

5 November 2012

Over the past couple of years, one of the fastest growing segments of the digital camera market has been the compact interchangeable lens systems. These cameras feature the small bodies of a... Read more…

28 October 2012

Video Review: Matt Mira and Horatio Sanz review the new Nikon 1 J2 Digital Camera, weighing in on its 3-inch LCD screen, 1080p video recording, 10-33mm lens, $550 price tag and more...

26 October 2012

The Nikon 1 J2 has a better screen, some new creative effects, more colours, a textured grip on some models, and a slightly lower price tag, but otherwise it's purely an incremental upgrade of...

PhotographyBlog.com

12 October 2012

The Nikon 1 J2 is the more compact, and more stylish looking camera from the Nikon 1 series available in six different colours, with matching lens colours. With a smaller sensor than the Micro...

Ephotozine

11 October 2012

Usually when a camera is updated it gets a pixel or frame rate boost, Wi-Fi or GPS added, or handling niggle refined. But on inspecting the metal build, palm-sized J2 compact system camera (CSC),... Read more…

2 October 2012

The Nikon 1 J1 was a tasty looking compact system camera that appeared at the tail-end of last year and was capable of producing some very nice shots alongside boasting a decently-built body.... Read more…

29 September 2012

The first generation of cameras will always need some degree of tweaking before they really deliver what the user wants. While the J2 is a nice camera and offers some improvements over the J1, it...

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Samsung NX300 vs Nikon 1 J2

Samsung NX300 vs Nikon 1 J2
Samsung NX300 Nikon 1 J2
£ 499.99 £455.00
Vastly Better CNET.co.uk Review
Vastly Better Pocket Lint Review
Vastly Better Techradar.com/au/ Review
18 Months Newer
Only One Aspheric Element
Larger Closest Focusing Distance

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 vs Nikon 1 J2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 vs Nikon 1 J2
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Nikon 1 J2
£ 449.99 £455.00
Twenty-Two More Awards
Hugely Better Review from PhotographyBlog.com
Hugely Better Review from Techradar.com/au/
Hugely Better Review from Pocket Lint
One Hundred and Twelve Less Auto Focus Points
Only Two Aspheric Elements

Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon 1 J2

Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon 1 J2
Canon PowerShot G15 Nikon 1 J2
£ 389.00 £455.00
Seven More Awards
Newer by 18 Months
One Thousand, Nine Hundred and Ninety-Nine Times Shorter Flash Sync-Speed
Tweakers.net Review is Significantly Better
"Expert Reviews" Review is Significantly Worse
Hugely Bigger Maximum Aperture
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