Summary Nikon J2

Prices Price
Body only
Unknown
With 10-30mm lens
$390
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 2
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 28
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Megapixels
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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Nikon 1 J2Nikon 1 J2

Replacement

Nikon has replaced the 1 J2 with the J3.

Nikon 1 J3
Nikon 1 J3 announced January 2013
True resolution Higher true resolution
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range More dynamic range

Compare the new Nikon J3 vs the J2

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Pros

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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
Shutter lag Short shutter lag Help
94 ms shutter lag
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$389.99
Weight Light Help
280 g
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/16000 of a second
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
60 fps
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Size Quite small Help
Compact (106×61×30 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
1.2"
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed

Cons

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The Nikon J2 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
363 ISO
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
54.0
Color depth Little color depth Help
21.3 bits
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
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
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
20 lenses
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
921k dots
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.8 EV
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
August 2012
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Popularity Not so popular Help
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