Nikon 1 J2 vs Pentax Q

Winner
Nikon 1 J2

70

Pentax Q

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J2

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
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
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Size
Really small
Compact (98×57×31 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
200 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 19 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 J2.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax Q.

competitors

Nikon 1 J2 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$630 with 10-30mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$535 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax Q Competitors

Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$190 body only

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Thickness Slightly thicker
Pentax Q7

Pentax Q7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$661 body only

$415 with 5-15mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

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