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

Nikon 1 J2 vs Nikon 1 V2

Winner
Nikon 1 J2

68

Nikon 1 V2

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J2

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
60 fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
1,200 fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

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 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony NEX C3

Sony NEX C3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$310 body only

$400 with 18-55mm lens

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
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$569

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization Image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

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 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$580 with 10-30mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Focus points More focus points
Autofocus Slower autofocus

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