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Nikon 1 J3

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dgl.ru Recommended CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning and great value for money 14.2 megapixel 10 times zoom factor digital camera
MILC 14.2MP 10x CMOS Mar 2013
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Nikon 1 J3 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Nikon 1 J3 number 480 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 66?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 73%, based on 34 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.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
Fairly large display diagonal
Very small maximum memory card size

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How Big is the Nikon 1 J3?

The Nikon 1 J3 is 101mm wide and 60.5mm tall. It is 28.8mm deep and weighs 201g.

Nikon 1 J3 front dimensions

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Nikon 1 J3 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Websites Dgl.ru, Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com all recommend this Nikon digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The writer at website CNET.co.uk said that this camera was outstanding and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 34 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews this camera has an overall expert rating of 73 out of 100.

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Nikon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

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


Value For Money

Moderately Priced

After checking the price of 417 digital cameras they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixel

The Nikon 1 J3 has a fairly typical megapixel (14.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Weight

The Nikon 1 J3 has a relatively average weight (201 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Nikon 1 J3 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 J3 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5" and the largest is 9". The Nikon 1 J3 has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon 1 J3 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 J3 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other digital cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon 1 J3 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 J3 features calendar. Most of the other cameras also feature calendar.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon 1 J3 has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon 1 J3 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon 1 J3 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Dustproof

The Nikon 1 J3 is dustproof. Most of the other cameras also are dustproof.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 J3 has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. In addition, this Nikon camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 2304 and 1536 x 4800 and 2304 x 1536. The still image resolution of all cameras ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

At 16, the Nikon 1 J3 has a quite large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. Digital cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 130.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Nikon 1 J3 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 8 gigabytes) amongst digital cameras of this age. Cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 1 J3 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon 1 J3 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon 1 J3 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's over 10 times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 360 pixels. This Nikon digital camera also support video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels and 640 x 240 pixels and 320 x 120 pixels.

A 1920 x 1200 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras.

The worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since March 2013.


Product Identifiers

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