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

Nikon 1 V2 vs Nikon 1 J3

Winner
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56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V2

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J3

Size
Really small
Compact (101×61×29 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
224 g
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps

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

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Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
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Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
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Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

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

Nikon 1 J3 Competitors

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Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$355 body only

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
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Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Slower autofocus
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Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

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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