PIX 2015

Nikon 1 J2

Announced Aug 9, 2012 •
10 megapixels | 3 screen | 1″ sensor

Have been using it for a week with the 10-30mm kit lens and normal jpegs. Photos viewed on their own look very good.  WB, focus, image stabilisation and general speed are good enough. Comparing it's results with smaller sensor compacts reveals problems. Outside in good daylight it is not much better and sometimes even slightly worse than my Olympus XZ-2 whose zoom lens has a 2 stop advantage. It's advantage is the ability to change lenses and performance in low light/high iso. At iso 400 and ...

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This is a pretty fast camera both in still photography and video. Autofocus is fast and accurate. For daylight action this camera is quite acceptable. Features are useful and the usability is acceptable in manual mode, too. Slow motion videos (400 and 1200 fps) have low resolution but some subjects do look impressive when slowed down to these speeds. General build quality is good. There is, however, a problem with the image quality. The sensor seems to have major issues with noise (even with ...

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