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
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

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$419 body only

$400 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J4

Nikon 1 J4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 with 10-30mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$435 - $448

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$361 - $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 Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A

Boutique

$559

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

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