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

Nikon 1 J2 vs Nikon 1 V2

Winner
Nikon 1 J2

71

Nikon 1 V2

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J2

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
60 fps
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
94 ms shutter lag
Really small
Size
Compact (106×61×30 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V2

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$213 body only

Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J4

Nikon 1 J4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 10-30mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Focus points More focus points
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$239 body only

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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