Updated (January 2013): Compare the Nikon 1 J3 vs Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2 vs Nikon 1 J3

Winner
Nikon 1 V2

64

Nikon 1 J3

59

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V2

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J3

Size
Really small
Compact (101×61×29 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
224 g
Screen size
Large screen
3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Nikon 1 J3.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V2.

competitors

Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$495 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Focus points More focus points
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$333 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 J3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$214 body only

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lens availability Much more lenses available
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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Avatar for BigPapa88 BigPapa88 (9:52 PM, December 07, 2013)
Thank you! Perfect review - exactly the comparison I needed, and a fantastic, clear layout. Very impressive. :-D