Updated (August 2012): Compare the Nikon 1 J2 vs Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1 vs Nikon 1 J2

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Nikon 1 J1

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Nikon 1 J2

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Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J1

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
1,200 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
60 fps
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J2

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
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 46 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J1.

competitors

Nikon 1 J1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$649 body only

$350 with 10-30mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J4

Nikon 1 J4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$339 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Slower video autofocus

Nikon 1 J2 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Better image quality
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 J4

Nikon 1 J4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$339 with 10-30mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 with 10-30mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Color depth Worse color depth

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Avatar for Tom Lim Tom Lim (3:51 PM, July 17, 2013)
Interesting that the J1 has better image quality!