Nikon 1 J1 vs. Nikon 1 J2

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Sep 21, 2011
Aug 9, 2012
 
 
Suggested retail price: $549.95
 
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
 
Metallic body
 
3872 x 2592
3872 x 2592
3840 x 2160, 2896 x 1944, 1936 x 1296
3840 x 2160, 2896 x 1944, 1936 x 1296
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
10 megapixels
10 megapixels
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
 
Expeed 3
 
6400
6400
6
6
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
RAW
RAW
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
No
No
Yes
Yes
135
135
Nikon 1
Nikon 1
2.7×
2.7×
 
No
No
3
3
460,000
921,000
No
No
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
None
None
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/16000 sec
1/16000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
  • Program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
  • Creative Mode
 
  • Panorama
  • Selective Color
  • Miniature
  • Soft
  • Night Landscape
  • Backlighting
  • Night Portraits
Yes (pop-up)
Yes (pop-up)
5.00 m
5.00 m
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
10.0 fps
10.0 fps
Yes
Yes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
-3–5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
-3–5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
No
No
 
1920 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 1072 x 720 (60 fps) 640 x 240 (400), 320 x 120 (1200)
1920 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 1072 x 720 (60 fps) 640 x 240 (400), 320 x 120 (1200)
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
Stereo
Stereo
None
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes
Yes (Type C)
Yes (Optional ML-L3)
Yes (Optional ML-L3)
 
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL20 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL20 rechargeable battery & charger
234 g (0.52 lb / 8.25 oz)
238 g (0.52 lb / 8.40 oz)
106 x 61 x 30 mm (4.17 x 2.4 x 1.18)
106 x 61 x 30 mm (4.17 x 2.4 x 1.18)
 
Yes
Yes
None
None