Updated (January 2013): Compare the Nikon 1 J2 vs Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J2 vs Nikon 1 J3

Winner
Nikon 1 J2

69

Nikon 1 J3

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J2

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
60 fps
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
94 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J3

Thickness
Thin
1.1"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

galleries

Explore our gallery of 19 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J2.
Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Nikon 1 J3.

competitors

Nikon 1 J2 Competitors

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Waterproof

$469

Movie format Higher resolution movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Waterproof

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$266

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 J3 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$527 body only

$971 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$392 body only

$349 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 J4

Nikon 1 J4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$459 with 10-30mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
True resolution Higher true resolution

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