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Nikon 1 J2

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Nikon 1 J2

£399.97
Nikon 1 J2
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PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A good value for money and award winning compact digital camera, good for wildlife photography
Compact 10.1MP Yes 1.5" Jan 2014
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Nikon 1 J2 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon 1 J2 number 253 in best selling cameras and number 406 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
69 Reviews + 2 Awards
70
Value for Money
Good
66
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 69 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com and a "Highly Recommended" from Ephotozine. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is easy to use and it is robust.
The 1 J2 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer
Nikon 1 j2 comes equipped with all the integral functions such as high-speed AF, high-speed continuous shooting, motion snapshot, and the smart photo selector. what\'s more, it comes with A new creative mode that fuels your imagination.\<br>\<br> advanced hybrid AF system \\the perfect opportunity always arrives suddenly and lasts only for A moment. to capture that moment, instant focus on the subject is essential as is high-speed focus, especially when the subject is moving. autofocus isn\'t the only thing that matters either; without A sharp and accurate focus, the moment could be lost. nikon 1 is equipped with A hybrid AF system which realizes the super high-speed autofocus so accurate and sharp that you don\'t even feel it.\
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Lower than average megapixels
Only 3872 x 2592 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 257 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 274 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 224 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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Nikon 1 J2 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon 1 J2?

The Nikon 1 J2 is 106mm wide and 61mm tall. It is 29.8mm deep and weighs 237g.

Nikon 1 J2 front dimensions
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Nikon 1 J2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this camera. The editor of review site PhotographyBlog.com conluded that they would recommend this digital camera and gave it a "Recommended" award and the expert at website Ephotozine conluded that they would definitely endorse it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 76% based on 21 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar.

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Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this digital camera is 84% based on 48 user reviews. Over 79% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

13 people who reviewed it thought it was able to produce good images and two owners considered that this digital camera had a good picture resolution.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 41,156 expert and owner reviews (including 10,852 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Six owners who purchased the Nikon 1 J2 considered that it was easy to use and two customers said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Five people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Five owners mentioned that this digital camera had a good lens and three customers said that it had a good zoom.

Users Report a Good Flash

Two owners who reviewed it said that it had a good flash.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Seven customers concluded that this digital camera was compact.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Five people considered that the Nikon 1 J2 was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Five owners who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £399.97 it is in the most expensive 45% of digital cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Nikon released the 1 J2 in January 2014.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon 1 J2 of only 10.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 9% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 3872 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon 1 J2 is 3872 x 2592 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon 1 J2's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 53% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon 1 J2 of 3.5 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 84% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 1 J2 has an image stabilizer. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon 1 J2 of 237g is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 42% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 J2 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Features Album Organization

The Nikon 1 J2 features album organization, unlike 95% of digital cameras which do not feature album organization.

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Only 220 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon 1 J2 which takes 220 battery life.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 J2 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Nikon 1 J2 features date imprinting. 93% of cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 J2 features calendar. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon 1 J2 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Nikon 1 J2 of 16 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Nikon 1 J2 has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon 1 J2 of 27mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 25% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon 1 J2 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Smaller Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Nikon 1 J2's internal memory of only 1MB is smaller than 99% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The Nikon 1 J2's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than 72% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The Nikon 1 J2's image sensor size of 1.5" is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 99% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The image sensor sizes of cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Energy Star Certified

The Nikon 1 J2 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 98% of cameras are not Energy Star certified.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon 1 J2 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of cameras is 1GB, the largest is 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB. The maximum memory card size of the Nikon 1 J2 of only 8GB is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 87% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon 1 J2 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon 1 J2's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Dustproof

The Nikon 1 J2 is dustproof, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras are not dustproof.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 240|320 x 120 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon 1 J2 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 J2 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1280 x 720. That's 69% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 0018208927814, nikon 27572

Barcodes:

00018208927531, 00018208927579, 00018208927616, 00018208927654, 00018208927692, 00018208927739, 00018208927777, 00018208927814, 00018208927852, 00018208927890, 00018208927937, 00018208927982, 00018208928033, 00018208928071, 00018208928118, 00018208928156, 00018208928194, 00018208928231, 01115371515226, 05055261867362, 08033737551554, 08033737551561, 08033737551578, 08033737551585, 08033737551844

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