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Nikon 1 J3

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A multi award winning and good spec MILC camera, many different available lenses but representing only moderate value for money
MILC 14.2MP 4608 X 3072 Pixels CMOS Mar 2013
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Nikon 1 J3 14.2 MP HD Digital Camera with 10-30mm VR 1 NIKKOR Lens (White)
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Used - Nikon 1 J3 14.2 MP HD Digital Camera Body Only (Beige)
$99.79
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Used - Nikon 1 J3 14.2 MP HD Digital Camera with 10-30mm VR 1 NIKKOR Lens (White)
$133.65
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Refurbished - Nikon 1 J3 14.2 MP HD Digital Camera Body Only (Red)
$171.69
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$882.59
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Nikon 1 J3 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon 1 J3 number 200 in best selling cameras and number 428 across all digital cameras.
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34 Reviews + 4 Awards
69
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good 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 cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Lower than average megapixels
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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 56% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $320.70 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

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Features

4608 X 3072 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon 1 J3 is 4608 x 3072 pixels. That's 11% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon 1 J3 of only 14.2MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon 1 J3 of 6,400 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 47% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 J3 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon 1 J3 of 201g is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 54% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon 1 J3 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon 1 J3 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% higher resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Nikon digital camera also supports video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels, 640 x 240 pixels plus 1 more value. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Dustproof

The Nikon 1 J3 is dustproof. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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2304 X 1536 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon 1 J3 is 2304 x 1536. That's 21% higher resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Nikon 1 J3 of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon 1 J3 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Nikon 1 J3's maximum memory card size of only 8GB is in the smallest 8% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon 1 J3 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 J3 features calendar, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature calendar.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon lenses range in aperture from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon 1 J3 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon 1 J3 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an External Flash Connector

The Nikon 1 J3 does not have an external flash connector. 86% of cameras also do not have an external flash connector.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon 1 J3's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 220 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon 1 J3 which takes 220 battery life.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera. Hundreds of different lenses are available for Nikon SLRs ranging in magnification from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon 1 J3 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 J3 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon 1 J3 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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