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

Nikon 1 V2 vs Nikon 1 J3

Winner
Nikon 1 V2

39

Nikon 1 J3

35

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

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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

$922 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$1,126 with 16-50mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 J3 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$260 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 J4

Nikon 1 J4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$443 with 10-30mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Better color depth

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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