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Nikon 1 J4

$580.44
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and good value for money 18.4 megapixel digital camera
MILC 18.4MP CMOS White Dec 2015
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Nikon 1 J4 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Nikon 1 J4 number 467 across all digital cameras.
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126 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 62?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%, based on 126 reviews.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, excellent design and acceptable noise level.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixel
Has a built-in flash
Quite large minimum aperture number

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How Big is the Nikon 1 J4?

The Nikon 1 J4 is 99.5mm wide and 60mm tall. It is 28.5mm deep and weighs 192g.

Nikon 1 J4 front dimensions

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Nikon 1 J4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this camera. This Nikon camera received a PhotographyBlog.com "Recommended" award and it received an Ephotozine "Highly Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

18 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews have rated this camera on average 75%.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Owners have rated this Nikon digital camera on average 87 out of 100. Over 81% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

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

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold and two customers who purchased the product concluded that it was easy to use.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three people wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Three customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was quiet.

  • It still produces sound and it's not so quiet that you can't hear it.
  • The right earphone went almost silent…
  • And then it's only when it's quite quiet.) RECOMMENDED =========== Nowadays many people have camera (on their phone) most of the time…

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was compact.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Two people reckoned that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Five people mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon 1 J4 was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The cheapeast digital cameras that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895. We think that this Nikon digital camera has an average price.

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Features

Fairly High Megapixel

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP. The Nikon 1 J4 has one of the higher megapixels (18.4 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Weight

The Nikon 1 J4 has a relatively average weight (192 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 J4 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon 1 J4 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon 1 J4 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 600,000 pixels. The Nikon 1 J4 has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) (1,037,000 pixel) amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 16, the Nikon 1 J4 has a fairly large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 J4 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon 1 J4 has a carrying case, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras the minimum aperture numbers range from -2 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. The Nikon 1 J4 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers (3.5) amongst cameras of this age.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon 1 J4 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon 1 J4 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. 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. Across all cameras the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon 1 J4 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon 1 J4 has a self-timer. Most of the other digital cameras also have a self-timer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 J4 features calendar, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon 1 J4 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This camera has been on the market since December 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 1030mm30110mm, vva214k00116gb
Barcodes 00018208276837, 00018208276875, 00018208276882, 00018208277056, 00018208874774, 00018208874781, 00018208938643, 00018208997893, 00115380585228, 00115380595227, 00115380605223, 01529080000001, 08033737553626

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