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

Nikon 1 J2 vs Nikon 1 V2

Winner
Nikon 1 J2

70

Nikon 1 V2

63

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

Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 S1

Nikon 1 S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$225 with 11-2mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$630 with 10-30mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Focus points More focus points
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$410 body only

$574 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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