Nikon 1 J2

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By camerastuffreviewcom on 70

In the past year Nikon's first compact system camera, the Nikon J1 , has become in Europe the most popular camera of its kind. In particular, the speed of the camera and the easy applicable creative shooting features of the Nikon 1 series attributed to...

By gadgetshow.channel5.com on 60

The Nikon 1 J2 tries its best to keep up with the other mirrorless cameras, and on some levels it succeeds. Its image quality and build quality are great and are well recommended, and for those who want to start their new hobby with a simple yet...

By AsiaOne on 60

The J2 is neat for those looking to upgrade from a compact camera, and serves as a good introduction to the world of interchangeable...

By Expert Reviews on 80

It won't appeal to photographic tinkerers, but the stylish design and dependable image and video quality add up to a good deal...

By PhotographyBLOG on 80

The Nikon 1 J2 has a better screen, some new creative effects, more colours, a textured grip on some models, and a slightly lower price tag, but otherwise it's purely an incremental upgrade of last year's J1 rather than a full-blown replacement.The...

By ePHOTOzine on 90

The Nikon 1 J2 is the more compact, and more stylish looking camera from the Nikon 1 series available in six different colours, with matching lens colours. With a smaller sensor than the Micro Four thirds system, it allows smaller lenses, and the 10...

By Macworld UK on 80

Usually when a camera is updated it gets a pixel or frame rate boost, Wi-Fi or GPS added, or handling niggle refined. But on inspecting the metal build, palm-sized J2 compact system camera (CSC), outwardly the doppelganger of the year-old J1, it seems...

By tech.uk.msn.com on 100

The Nikon 1 J1 was a tasty looking compact system camera that appeared at the tail-end of last year and was capable of producing some very nice shots alongside boasting a decently-built body. However, it was also decidedly expensive, especially when put...

By Amateur Photographer on 76

The first generation of cameras will always need some degree of tweaking before they really deliver what the user wants. While the J2 is a nice camera and offers some improvements over the J1, it doesnt feel like it has gone far enough to progress the...

By TechRadar on 70

The Nikon 1 J2 is likely to capitalise on the success of its predecessor, but it's certainly not worth existing users upgrading. For those looking for their first compact system camera, the Nikon 1 is a good investment, while those who already own DSLRs...

By TechRadar AU on 70

Buying Guide Best budget compact system camera It's fair to say that although the Nikon 1 J1 was incredibly popular, it wasn't met with a huge amount of critical success. Many Nikon users were left disappointed by the choice of the smaller sensor than...

By CNET UK on 70

If you need high-speed burst shooting and excellent low-light performance in an attractive and compact interchangeable lens camera, you'll find it with the Nikon 1 J2. However, the 10.1-megapixel resolution might limit what you can do with the output,...

By Pocket-lint on 70

There’s little new to be found in the Nikon 1 J2 compared to the J1, and while some menu adjustments are there to make more advanced use that bit easier we still don’t think it quite clicks. More-advanced users won’t be on board with the J2, though...

By Gadling on

Over the past couple of years, one of the fastest growing segments of the digital camera market has been the compact interchangeable lens systems. These cameras feature the small bodies of a traditional point-and-shoot with the ability to swap lenses...