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Nikon 1 J3 Digital Camera

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MILC 14.2MP 10x Jan 2013
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41 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Dgl.ru all said that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The expert at one more expert review site wrote that this digital camera was excellent and gave it their highest award. CNET.co.uk gave this Nikon digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on thirty-four expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews this camera has an overall expert rating of 73 out of 100.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of Nikon 1 J3 owners who reviewed the Nikon 1 J3 reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Last year expert website Toptenreviews.com wrote “This mirrorless camera offers striking images when using a low ISO setting a”. Digitalversus.com scored it 4 stars and said on expert website Digital Versus “Picture quality and pure specs that weren't always on par” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com mentioned “It takes decent pictures too” in their review of this digital camera.

Six customers considered that the product had a good picture resolution. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “Is a compact mirrorless system with an extremely small body, fast continuous shooting and short release time lag” in their Nikon 1 J3 review and scored the product 80 out of 100. Ephotozine.com also wrote “The sensor has been increased to 14.2 megapixels and achieves an amazing 60fps shooting, high speed video”. Expert review site Photographyblog.com scored it 4 stars and wrote “Boasting continuous shooting speeds of 15fps with continuous autofocus”.

Several people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com said “It's the third model in the J strand and it features a CX sensor like its stablemates” in their Nikon 1 J3 review.

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Good Size

Twenty-two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Expert review site Pcmag.com said in their review of the Nikon 1 J3 “The J3 ($599.95 direct with 10-30mm lens)$315.00 at Amazon represents the third generation of Nikon's compact interchangeable lens camera system” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Pcmag.com also said “The Nikon J3 compact interchageable lens camera is a speedy performer.”. Whatdigitalcamera.com scored the Nikon 1 J3 4 stars and wrote on expert review site What Digital Camera “The Nikon 1 J3 is the manufacturer's third-generation consumer-grade compact system camera has a new sensor”.

One Nikon 1 J3 owner who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was lightweight.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good weight. Expert review site Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned “I like its small size, light weight feel and its modern, sleek appearance” in their review of the Nikon 1 J3 and rated the Nikon 1 J3 4 stars.

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Nice Design

Some people who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was good looking. Toptenreviews.com wrote in their review of the Nikon 1 J3 “Stylish design”. Toptenreviews.com also mentioned “Small size, attractive appearance”. Toptenreviews.com also said “All those fancy "Best Moment Capture" type modes are actually pretty inconsequential”.

A number of Nikon 1 J3 owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was a good design. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The ILC segment represents an interesting design challenge for camera manufacturers”. Toptenreviews.com said “Nice new design and layout”.

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Good Brand

On average Nikon MILC digital cameras have good ratings compared to other brands as do all cameras produced by Nikon.

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Good Quality Lens

A number of people who reviewed the Nikon 1 J3 agreed that it had a good lens. Last year Toptenreviews.com wrote “Good lens selection” in their review of the Nikon 1 J3. A few Nikon 1 J3 reviewers agreed that the Nikon 1 J3 had a good autofocus. Toptenreviews.com wrote in their review of the Nikon 1 J3 “Fast autofocus”.

One person who reviewed it considered that it had a good zoom. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their Nikon 1 J3 review “Fun and approachable, fits in a jacket pocket even with kit zoom attached, lightweight metal build”.

One Nikon 1 J3 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good image stabiliser. Toptenreviews.com wrote “Stabilisation system effective up to 18 ths”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several Nikon 1 J3 reviewers considered that this digital camera was mirrorless. Digitalversus.com wrote in their Nikon 1 J3 review on expert website Digital Versus “Nikon has updated its 1 J-series mirrorless camera nicely with the J3”. Dpreview.com wrote on expert website DP Review “Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots”.

One person who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it had a good screen.

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Robust

Some people who purchased this digital camera considered that it was well made. Toptenreviews.com said “Good build quality” in their Nikon 1 J3 review. Toptenreviews.com also wrote “Approachable, fits in a jacket pocket even with kit zoom attached, lightweight metal build and almost futuristic styling bucks Nikons traditionalist trend, optional adapter allows for usage wi”. Three years ago Digitalcamerareview.com said in their review of the Nikon 1 J3 “I was not fond of the camera's fragile pop”.

Several Nikon 1 J3 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was reliable. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com mentioned “The Nikon 1 J3 is a 14MP high-speed mirrorless camera that delivers dependable performance” in their review. Toptenreviews.com also mentioned “Reliably quick performer”.

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Good Product Quality

Some Nikon 1 J3 reviewers thought the Nikon 1 J3 was good quality. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in November last year “Excellent image quality” . Toptenreviews.com also mentioned “Very good image and movie quality”. Toptenreviews.com also mentioned “Good general picture quality”.

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon 1 J3 in November last year “Comfortable to hold and use” .

One Nikon 1 J3 owner considered that it was easy to use the menus. Cnet.co.uk said “Nikon's J series comes of age in this revision, with a higher resolution sensor, more extensive menus and a redesigned chassis” in their review of the Nikon 1 J3.

One Nikon 1 J3 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Reviewed.com mentioned in their Nikon 1 J3 review “Sony NEX models try to go toe-to-toe with DSLRs, offering full control over all shooting parameters, Nikon's diminutive” .

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Good Support

A few people who bought the product said that it had good technical guidance. Expert website Techradar.com wrote in their Nikon 1 J3 review “The number of compatible optics are growing for the Nikon 1 range, with some, such as the 50mm f/1.8 being a good investment to help you get more” and gave this digital camera a score of 70 out of 100. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said three years ago “Buying Guide Best compact system camera In some respects” .

Good Video Capture

Some customers who reviewed the Nikon 1 J3 thought it was good for video recording. Photographyblog.com wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “60fps with fixed-point autofocus, Full 1080p HD video captur”.

Good Connectivity

One Nikon 1 J3 owner who purchased it concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com mentioned “The camera offers HD capabilities, wireless connectivity and a speedy image processor”.

Good Battery Life

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Toptenreviews.com mentioned “Fair battery life”.

Good Technical Features

One person who bought this digital camera thought it had good features. Last year Toptenreviews.com wrote “Many interesting features as well as manual controls”.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this digital camera is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Nikon 1 J3 supports video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the 1 J3 which do not support video recording.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support video recording to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung NX200[plb_1494658_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3[plb_1869201_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J3, the Nikon 1 J3 has a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Lumix DMC-GH3[pl_1815297_price], and the Lumix DMC-GF3[pl_1869201_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung NX200[plb_1494658_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon 1 J3 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1 J3.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Lumix DMC-GM1[pl_2070627_price], and the Lumix DMC-GH3[pl_1815297_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung NX200[plb_1494658_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1[plb_2070627_price], and the Samsung NX200[plb_1494658_price] is also worth considering.

If the memory card type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung NX20[plb_2083247_price] (SD| SDHC| SDXC), or the Sony Alpha A7 II[plb_2584731_price] (MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Light

The weights of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1 J3 range from 70g to 680g. The Nikon 1 J3 is one of the lighter MILC digital cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J3 (only 201 grams) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Nikon 1 S1[plb_1857662_price] (197g).

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung NX200[plb_1494658_price].

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite High JPEG Frame Rate

The lowest JPEG frame rate of similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the 1 J3 is 24fps, the highest is 60fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 37fps. The Nikon 1 J3 has one of the higher JPEG frame rates (60 frames per second) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Nikon 1 J3 has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Nikon camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the 1 J3. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 J3 has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution which is higher than most MILC digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 2304 x 1536 and 3456 x 2304 and 4608 x 2592. Cameras of a comparable age and type to the 1 J3 still image resolutions range from 1024 x 768 (worst) to 12416 x 1856 (best).

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Has One Image Editing Mode

The Nikon 1 J3 has a greater number of image editing modes than most comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Nikon camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the 1 J3.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 240|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. 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.

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Supports Four ISO Speeds

The Nikon 1 J3 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most MILC digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 200, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The ISO speeds 160, 800, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this camera.

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Features Two Auto Focus

The Nikon 1 J3 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most commonly featured auto focus is Continuous Auto Focus, but this auto focus is not featured on this Nikon camera. The auto focus Contrast Detection Auto Focus and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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Features One Light Metering Mode

The number of light metering modes featured on the Nikon 1 J3 is more than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This digital camera features an Spot light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the 1 J3.

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Short

Cameras of a comparable age and type to the 1 J3 have heights of between 36mm and 110mm, and the average height is 69mm. The Nikon 1 J3 is quite short (only 60.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1 J3.

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TFT Display

The Nikon 1 J3 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras that are a comparable age to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J3 displays range from LCD to AMOLED.

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Very Thin

The Nikon 1 J3 is quite thin (only 28.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. The thinnest camera that came out more than two years ago is 22mm deep and the thickest is 95mm.

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Very Narrow

The Nikon 1 J3 is quite narrow (only 101 millimeters) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1 J3. Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the widths range from 98mm to 170mm.

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Supports One Power Source

The Nikon 1 J3 has a greater number of power sources than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by cameras of this spec and age.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

Cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 J3 have flash sync-speeds of between 0.0031s and 4s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.89s. At only 0.016666667 seconds, the Nikon 1 J3 has a fairly short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 1 J3.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The average minimum focal length of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 1 J3 is 26mm. When compared to other cameras of this spec and age, the minimum focal length of the Nikon 1 J3 of only 10 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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18 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Nikon 1 J3 owner who purchased the Nikon 1 J3 considered that it was not cheap. Toptenreviews.com wrote “Way too expensive”. One customer concluded that the Nikon 1 J3 was not good value for money. Toptenreviews.com said “A touch pricey”.

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most digital cameras of a similar type and age to the 1 J3 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Nikon 1 J3 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to consider including the Lumix DMC-GH3[pl_1815297_price], or the Lumix DMC-GM1[pl_2070627_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung NX20[plb_2083247_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the 1 J3, the Nikon 1 J3 is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Lumix DMC-GH3[pl_1815297_price], or the Lumix DMC-GF3[pl_1869201_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung NX200[plb_1494658_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Nikon 1 J3 does not have a GPS. Most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 1 J3 also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price], or the Nikon 1 AW1[plb_2020636_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are not waterproof. The Nikon 1 J3 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most digital cameras of this age and type do not have an image stabiliser. The Nikon 1 J3 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabiliser.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

The lowest megapixel count of MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J3 is 2.3MP and the highest is 46MP. The Nikon 1 J3 has one of the lower megapixel counts (only 14.2 megapixels) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

If this Nikon digital camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Lumix DMC-GX7[pl_2013856_price] (16MP), the Lumix DMC-GM1[pl_2070627_price] (16MP), or the Lumix DMC-GM5[pl_2547546_price] (16MP) all from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon 1 J3 is more than most digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The flash modes "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Soft" are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon 1 J3 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1 J3. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Nikon 1 J3 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently found shooting mode is Manual, but this shooting mode is not found on this digital camera. The shooting modes Auto, Movie and Scene are also found on this camera.

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Only Five Flash Guides

The Nikon 1 J3 is a five flash guide camera. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years have between 4 and 16 flash guides.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

The Nikon 1 J3 has one of the less total megapixel counts (only 15.13 megapixels) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. The total megapixel counts of cameras that have been on the market for more than two years range from 12MP to 48MP.

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Only 220 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Nikon 1 J3 is a camera that takes 220 shots shots per battery charge.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Nikon 1 J3 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 8 gigabytes) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the maximum memory card sizes range from 8GB to 130GB.

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

The Nikon 1 J3 has a wider flash exposure correction than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera has a ±1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, whereas most comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a ±2EV (1/2 EV step) flash exposure correction.

A ±1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction is in fact the worst flash exposure correction amongst all cameras of this type and age.

The best flash exposure correction across similar types of digital camera is ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 1,020 milliampere * hour, the Nikon 1 J3 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J3. The smallest battery capacity of MILC digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the 1 J3 is 680mAh, the biggest is 4,400mAh, and the average battery capacity is 1,400mAh.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon 1 J3 is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

The Nikon 1 J3 has a quite low maximum ISO speed (only 6,400) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the 1 J3. The average maximum ISO speed of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 23,000, and the maximum ISO speeds range from 2,500 to 410,000.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 1 J3

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this Nikon digital camera was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Nikon 1 J3 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

There are a number of other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including the Samsung NX200[plb_1494658_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3[plb_1815297_price] which has better reviews.

If this MILC camera screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the NX300[pl_2096674_price] (3.31"), or the NX2000[pl_2085238_price] (3.7") both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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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
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Dust-Resistant
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Calendar
Histogram
Anti-Dust Function
Tripod Mount
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Battery Included
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Special Features

4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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11 June 2015

The Nikon 1 J3 is a 14MP high-speed mirrorless camera that delivers dependable performance. The camera offers HD capabilities, wireless connectivity and a speedy image processor. This mirrorless... Read more…

Excellent image quality
Lovely compact size
Comfortable to hold and use
Prompt AF system
Stylish design
Battery needs work
Creative modes should have more options
Noise at high ISO settings
Poor image quality
Badlydesigned controls
28 February 2014

The Nikon J3 is one of the smallest cameras in the world with an interchangeable lens. The compactness of the body is due to the relatively small sensor (ca 13 x 9 mm). Nikon calls this the CX... Read more…

30 November 2013

Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots and lower-end DSLRs. It's an ever-growing category with options for photographers of varying skill... Read more…

24 September 2013

The Nikon J3 is one of those cameras that feels fantastic in the hands and is barely noticed in luggage, but because of the lack of its manual or creative controls, won?t be for everyone....

26 August 2013

By Josh Fate The Nikon 1 J3 is the new mid-range ILC available from Nikon, and the third generation of the "J" series. As one of the most compact ILC bodies on the market, the Nikon 1 mount...

23 August 2013

The Nikon 1 J3 is flawed on several levels. It handles poorly, has limited features and takes deeply average photos. It's rare for a camera to disappoint this much, but the Nikon 1 J3 is one to...

12 August 2013

Nikon's 1 series of CSCs and its collection of CX-compatible lenses continues to grow, and is possibly shaping up to be a nice little system, but the J3 shows that it still has a long way to go....

20 June 2013

The Nikon 1 J3 is smaller and lighter than the J2 available in five different colours, with the small sensor size allowing for smaller lens. The sensor has been increased to 14.2 megapixels and...

Ephotozine

The ILC segment represents an interesting design challenge for camera manufacturers. They are a step-up from point-and-shoots, but a step-down of DSLR cameras ? designing a camera to appeal to...

29 April 2013

In our recent reviews, we've spent a lot of time talking about the rise of the smartphone camera and the slow death of the point-and-shoot. Most manufacturers have reacted to the proliferation of...

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Samsung NX300 vs Nikon 1 J3
Samsung NX300 Nikon 1 J3
£ 499.99
2x Shorter Flash Sync-Speed
Hugely Better Review from "IT Reviews.com"
Hugely Better Review from "Trusted Reviews"
Seventeen More Awards
Only One Aspheric Element
Hugely Longer Minimum Focal Length

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 vs Nikon 1 J3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 vs Nikon 1 J3
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 Nikon 1 J3
£ 243.10
Hugely Better Review from Techradar.com/au/
131g Lighter
Twenty-Two More Awards
Hugely Better Review from "Trusted Reviews"
30fps Lower JPEG Frame Rate
Eighteen Less Auto Focus Points

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 vs Nikon 1 J3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 vs Nikon 1 J3
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Nikon 1 J3
£ 206.70
Hugely Better Review from Macworld.co.uk
Hugely Better Review from T3.com
Hugely Better Review from Techradar.com/au/
Hugely Better Review from Techradar
2x Lower JPEG Frame Rate
Only 23 Auto Focus Points
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