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Nikon 1 J4

£658.59
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A fully featured and multi award winning MILC digital camera
MILC 18.4MP 3x CMOS Apr 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
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Nikon 1 J4 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Nikon 1 J4 number 301 across all digital cameras.
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123 Reviews + 2 Awards
84
Fully-Featured
45
3 Years Old
Overall Score
55
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 123 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com and a "Highly Recommended" from Ephotozine. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, design and is a good size.
The 1 J4 has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Quite high megapixels sensor
5232 x 3488 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

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

Nikon 1 J4 size in context

Nikon 1 J4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both liked this camera. This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from review site PhotographyBlog.com and it received a "Highly Recommended" award from website Ephotozine, confirming their endorsement.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 18 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine this camera has an average expert rating of 75%.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 105 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is 88%. Over 84% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 30,771 user and expert reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. Nikon also has very good reviews specifically for its digital cameras compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Two people who bought the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold and two customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use.

Customers Report Nice Design

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was compact.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Two owners thought it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Five people who purchased the product agreed that it was able to produce good images.


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.

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Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The Nikon 1 J4's sensor megapixels of 18.4MP is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 23% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5232 X 3488 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon 1 J4 is 5232 x 3488 pixels. That's 15% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Digital cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon 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 typical of many 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 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 Nikon 1 J4's ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800 is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 25% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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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. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The Nikon 1 J4's weight of 192g is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The Nikon 1 J4's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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Has a Tripod Mount

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most commonly 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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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon 1 J4's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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

This Nikon 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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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so the aspherical lens depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of aspherical lenses are possible with this camera.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Nikon camera was released in April 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208938650, 00018208938698, 00018208938735, 00018208938773, 05054230867372, 05712505183915

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