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Nikon 1 J2

$193.12
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and good value for money 10.1 megapixel 3 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 10.1MP 3x Yes Jan 2014
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Nikon 1 J2 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Nikon 1 J2 number 305 across all digital cameras.
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21 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Overall Score
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Good

Why Has it Scored 63?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%, based on 21 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Quite low megapixel
Only 3872 x 2592 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the 1 J2 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is average for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also average for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras as well being average for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras.
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How Big is the Nikon 1 J2?

The Nikon 1 J2 is 106mm wide and 61mm tall. It is 29.8mm deep and weighs 237g.

Nikon 1 J2 front dimensions

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Nikon 1 J2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this Nikon camera. This Nikon digital camera received a "Recommended" award from website PhotographyBlog.com and the author at review site Ephotozine conluded that they would definitely endorse it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 76% based on 21 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar.

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Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 31,432 user and expert reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews. We also found that Nikon has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon 1 J2 was compact.

  • Over the past couple of years, one of the fastest growing segments of the digital camera market has been the compact interchangeable lens systems…
    Gadling.com November 2012
  • For those looking for their first compact system camera…

Value For Money

Not Expensive

We think this camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras. We checked 417 digital cameras and they range in price from $29 to $6,895.

Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon 1 J2 and the United States price of $193.12 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £455.00 ($455.00).

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Features

Quite Low Megapixel

The Nikon 1 J2 has a quite low megapixel (only 10.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras. The lowest megapixel of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Only 3872 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 J2 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras. This Nikon digital camera has a 3872 x 2592 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Digital cameras maximum image resolutions range from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1.5|1" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 237 grams, the Nikon 1 J2 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of cameras range from 0.34x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x. With an optical zoom of only 3 times zoom factor, the Nikon 1 J2 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 J2 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Nikon 1 J2 has a fairly large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9".

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Dustproof

The Nikon 1 J2 is dustproof. Most of the other cameras also are dustproof.

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Energy Star Certified

The Nikon 1 J2 is Energy Star certified. Most of the other digital cameras are not Energy Star certified.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 J2 features calendar. Most of the other cameras also feature calendar.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Nikon 1 J2 features date imprinting, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon 1 J2 features multi-shot function. Most of the other digital cameras also feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon 1 J2 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Nikon 1 J2 has an orientation sensor, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

At only 8 gigabytes, the Nikon 1 J2 has a quite small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 2.1TB.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 1 J2 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Album Organization

The Nikon 1 J2 features album organization. Most of the other digital cameras also feature album organization.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon 1 J2 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Nikon camera support a video resolutions of 640 x 240 pixels and 320 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The best video resolution of all cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 J2 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other cameras, the Nikon 1 J2's internal memory of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. The average internal memory of digital cameras is 420MB, and the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm. At only 81 millimeters, the Nikon 1 J2 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The Nikon 1 J2 has one of the larger maximum aperture numbers (16) amongst cameras of this age. The smallest maximum aperture number of digital cameras is 1.8 and the largest is 130.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon 1 J2 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon 1 J2 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon 1 J2 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera has been on the market since January 2014.


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