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Nikon 1 J4

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A fully featured MILC camera with two industry awards but high running costs
MILC 18.4MP 5232 X 3488 Pixels CMOS Dec 2015
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Nikon 1 J4 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Nikon 1 J4 number 438 across all digital cameras.
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125 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Fully-Featured
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20 Months Old
Overall Score
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Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 125 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com and a "Highly Recommended" from Ephotozine. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
5232 x 3488 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixels sensor
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
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Nikon 1 J4 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon 1 J4?

The Nikon 1 J4 is 99.5mm wide and 60mm tall. It is 28.5mm deep and weighs 192g.

Nikon 1 J4 front dimensions

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Nikon 1 J4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This Nikon camera received a "Recommended" award from review website PhotographyBlog.com and the author at website Ephotozine conluded that they would highly recommend it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 75% based on 20 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this digital camera rated this digital camera 88 out of 100 on average. 18 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 30,611 user and expert reviews (including 6,994 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Nikon lens range

5232 X 3488 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 J4 has a maximum image resolution of 5232 x 3488 pixels. That's 15% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The Nikon 1 J4's sensor megapixels of 18.4MP is in the highest 23% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Nikon 1 J4 of 12,800 is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 21% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 J4 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon 1 J4 of 192g is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 46% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon 1 J4 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon 1 J4's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon 1 J4 has a touchscreen, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon 1 J4 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 J4 features calendar. 86% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Nikon 1 J4 of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 15% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon 1 J4 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras. 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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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon 1 J4 has a self-timer, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 J4 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 80% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon 1 J4 has a carrying case, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This camera was released in December 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 1030mm30110mm, vva214k00116gb

Barcodes:

00018208276837, 00018208276875, 00018208276882, 00018208277056, 00018208874774, 00018208874781, 00018208938643, 00018208997893, 00115380585228, 00115380595227, 00115380605223, 01529080000001, 08033737553626

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