A number of customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Albie said six years ago “The Nikon 1 cameras are very good in both pictures and video” in their review and rated this digital camera as very good. Albie also wrote “For video, you probably will need to put VR on 'active.' This is currently the best camera for both very good pictures AND very good video”. Allegra Jay mentioned in her review of the Nikon 1 J1 on Amazon “Brilliant, great for novices and experts alike - love the moving picture feature”.
Twelve Nikon 1 J1 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon 1 J1 reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Sierraq mentioned on Amazon “Just the fact that it auto-focuses during normal-speed video shooting is a plus point” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Sierraq also mentioned “Shooting with it is easy enough”. Photographyblog.com wrote in their Nikon 1 J1 review “Exceptional continuous shooting rates - up to 60 fps”.
A few customers who purchased it considered that it was good in low light. Andregraz mentioned on Amazon “Absolutely amazing, after updating firmware to version 1.2 every shot is clean even in low light and the movies are really fantastic”. Bob rated it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Image quality in terms of color rendition/accuracy, sharpness and noise, particularly under low-light conditions, is stunning compared to any point”. David mentioned “The advanced CMOS processor allows for better shots in low light than my previous camera”.
A number of Nikon 1 J1 owners who reviewed the Nikon 1 J1 agreed that it had a good image sensor. Five years ago Doug scored it 4 stars and he wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The macro function (I photograph flowers a lot) is incredible The sensor may only be 10M pixels”. Mi she wrote “Easy Peezy! The sensor size 10MP is more than you will need” in her review of the Nikon 1 J1. Four years ago Mrshev said on Amazon “Great sensor and lens.”.
One customer who reviewed the Nikon 1 J1 thought it was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review “Stunning videos are the highlights.”.