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

Nikon 1 J2 vs Nikon 1 V2

Winner
Nikon 1 J2

45

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 coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Weight
Light-weight
278 g
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

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $801 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Travel zoom

$150

Image stabilization Image stabilization
GPS Has a GPS
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

$580 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 - $1,797 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 S2

Nikon 1 S2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$378 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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