One hundred and fourteen Nikon 1 J1 owners said in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images. Albie scored the product very highly and wrote on Amazon “The Nikon 1 cameras are very good in both pictures and video” in their review. Albie also mentioned “For video, you probably will need to put VR on 'active.' This is currently the best camera for both very good pictures AND very good video”. Allegra Jay gave the product a score of 5 stars and she mentioned in her Nikon 1 J1 review on Amazon “Brilliant, great for novices and experts alike - love the moving picture feature”.
Some customers reckoned that the Nikon 1 J1 had a good picture resolution. Sierraq mentioned on Amazon “Just the fact that it auto-focuses during normal-speed video shooting is a plus point” in their review. Sierraq also mentioned “Shooting with it is easy enough”. Photographyblog.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said on PhotographyBlog.com six years ago “Exceptional continuous shooting rates - up to 60 fps”.
Some people who bought this digital camera said that it was good in low light. Bob mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Image quality in terms of color rendition/accuracy, sharpness and noise, particularly under low-light conditions, is stunning compared to any point”. David mentioned on Amazon “The advanced CMOS processor allows for better shots in low light than my previous camera”. Five years ago Grobbo said “The low light performance is far better than a compact”.
Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Doug said on Amazon “The macro function (I photograph flowers a lot) is incredible The sensor may only be 10M pixels” in his review of the Nikon 1 J1. Mi wrote “Easy Peezy! The sensor size 10MP is more than you will need”. Mrshev mentioned on Amazon “Great sensor and lens.”.
One person concluded that it was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote six years ago “Stunning videos are the highlights.”.