Updated (October 2012): Compare the Nikon 1 J2 vs Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 J2 vs Nikon 1 V2

Winner
Nikon 1 J2

44

Nikon 1 V2

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J2

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
60 fps
Really small
Size
Compact (106×61×30 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.2"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
1,200 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V2

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 19 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J2.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V2.

competitors

Nikon 1 J2 Competitors

Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 with 11-2mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$500 body only

$1,326 with 16-50mm, 55-210mm lenses

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$399 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

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