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Nikon 1 J4

$223.92
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 18.4 megapixel 3 times zoom factor camera
MILC 18.4MP 3x CMOS Apr 2014
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Nikon 1 J4 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Nikon 1 J4 number 217 across all digital cameras.
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39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has not bad expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%, based on 126 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixel
Has a built-in flash
Very small optical zoom
Very small maximum 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

The author at website PhotographyBlog.com gave this camera a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received an Ephotozine "Highly Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100 based on 18 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 106 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is 87 out of 100. Over 81% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

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


Features

Fairly High Megapixel

The Nikon 1 J4 has one of the higher megapixels (18.4 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. The average megapixel of digital cameras is 16MP.

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Average Weight

The Nikon 1 J4 has a fairly standard weight (192 grams) 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. At only 3 times zoom factor, the Nikon 1 J4 has a quite small optical zoom 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 fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

Cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11. The Nikon 1 J4 has a fairly small maximum aperture number (only 5.6) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon 1 J4 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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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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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. Digital cameras video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,037,000 pixel, the Nikon 1 J4 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Cameras have display resolutions (numeric) of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 1 J4 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2014 when this Nikon digital camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208938650, 00018208938698, 00018208938735, 00018208938773, 05054230867372, 05712505183915

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