Summary Nikon J2

Prices Price
Body only
With 10-30mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
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Among similar cameras
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Help 10 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 3,200 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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The Nikon J2 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
1,200 fps
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Size Quite small Help
Compact (106×61×30 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
60 fps
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Light Help
280 g
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/16000 of a second


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The Nikon J2 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
230 shots
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Announced Old Help
August 2012
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
921k dots
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Lens availability Very few lenses available Help
20 lenses
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable




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Nikon 1 J2
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