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Nikon J1 vs. Nikon J2

Nikon J1 vs Nikon J2 Specification Comparison review, both the camera have almost same specification, read the review and share your thought with us.

All the major specification of both the camera is same except the LCD display resolution, the New Nikon 1 J2 features higher resolution LCD having 920,000 screen dots and Nikon J2 having lower resolution LCD with 460,000 screen dots.
New features in Nikon J2

New LCD Display: Same size but more resolution, the new J2 features Fixed 3″ TFT LCD with 920,000 screen dots.

Creative Mode: The new Creative Mode accessible from the Mode Dial. When in Creative Mode, photographers will be able to take advantage of several shooting modes including Panorama, Selective Color, Miniature, Soft, Night Landscape, Backlighting and Night Portraits.

Metallic camera body: The New Nikon 1 J2 will sport a metallic camera body, and enhanced grip design.

Colors Available: White, Black, Silver and Pink, as well as two new colors, a deep Red and Orange.

Conclusion:  Nikon J1 owners should wait for Nikon J3, Nikon J2 is not a perfect replacement for old J1 camera, the camera sensor, image processor and rest all the major specification is same as previous model.

Nikon J2 Sample Images

Nikon J2 Sample Images are now available at Nikon Japan website, click here to see Nikon J2 announcement page OR Pre-order / Buy Nikon J2 from Amazon.
Shutter speed – 1/250 sec | f/6.3 | ISO 100 | Download full version (1.75MB)

Shutter speed – 1/50 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 400 | Download full version (4.88MB)

Shutter speed – 1/800 | f/4.5 | ISO 100 | Download full version (6.57MB)

Shutter speed – 1/320 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 100 | Download full version (4.93MB)

Shutter speed – 1/125 sec | f/5.6 | ISO 200 | Download full version (5.82MB)

Images in the post belongs to Nikon [Japan], Camera used – Nikon J2 and lens used – Lens used – 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6

Nikon announces J2 Mirrorless Camera and 11-27.5mm Nikon 1 Lens

Nikon J1 available at Amazon and B&H Store

Nikon finally announces the rumored Nikon J2 mirrorless camera, the camera is almost same as Nikon J1 camera, the J2 comes with a high resolution screen and with some new features similar to Nikon’s Coolpix compacts camera.

The Nikon J2 is available for sale from September 2012, priced at US$550 in a kit 10-30mm lens, Body colors include White, Black, Silver, Pink, a deeper Red color, and a new Orange variant.

New 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens
With Nikon J2 Nikon also announced the new Nikon 1 system 11-27.5mm F/3.5-5.6 Lens, it gives you approx 2.5X optical zoom in a compact size, an ideal lens family vacation. The lens is compatible with the Nikon J2, Nikon V1 and Nikon J1 camera.

Nikon WP-N1 underwater case available at Amazon

New Underwater Case for the Nikon 1 J2 and J1
Nikon has also announced the addition of a new accessory to the Nikon 1 System, one that will allow users to use their Nikon 1 cameras to use underwater without any problem, New WP-N1 underwater case that can easily house your 10-30mm lens with J2 or J1 mirrorless camera.

The case is waterproof up to 40 meters (approx. 131 feet), but the price of WP-N1 underwater case is more than the camera, you have to pay $749.95 for it and available from September.

Continue reading Nikon announces J2 Mirrorless Camera and 11-27.5mm Nikon 1 Lens

Nikon J2 Leaked Specification

Nikon J2 leaked specification surfaced over the web few hours ago, as we have said earlier the specification is almost same,

Nikon J2 Leaked Specification
– 10.15 million pixel sensor, CX format, built-in image plane phase difference AF
–  EXPEED3 image processor
– ISO Expandable up to 6400 – Standard range ISO100-3200, in sensitizing
– Electronic shutter shutter, second 1/16000-30, Bulb, Time (when using the ML-L3)
– 10 seconds continuous shooting frame / s, 30 frames / s, 5 frames per second 60 frames /, in the high-speed continuous shooting
– Video is 1920×1080 60i, a compression method H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MOV file format
– The media SD / SDHC / SDXC
– 920,000 dot LCD monitor type 3
– The size is 106mm x 61mm x 29.8mm
– The weight (body only) 237g, (including battery, SD memory card) 280g
– Creative mode of the effect of eight (miniature effect, select color, soft, easy panorama, Backlight, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, four exposure modes to choose)

What we see is higher resolution LCD compared to the older model, rest of the specification remains same.

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Nikon J2 Leaked Images

The leaked images below show Nikon J2 camera with conventional 10-30mm kit lens and a new Nikkor 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 (kit) lens is also coming for J2 camera, the camera is expected to arrive next week. Based on latest rumors we have info that No major update is coming in the sensor and image processor of the Nikon J2, but it will feature a new creative mode and many other new features for entry level users,

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Nikon J2 Coming on August

Nikon may announce Nikon J2 Mirrorless camera on August 2012 with some new mirrorless accessories, including an underwater housing , the major features and the overall design of the Nikon J2 is expected to be will remain same, Nikon V2 is also expected to be announced soon after the Nikon J2 announcement.
New lenses for Nikon 1 mirrorless system may also arrive, this August Nikon mirrorless system may also get its new standard zoom lens, we will update you soon as we get any info, for more update follow us on twitter and facebook.

via – NikonRumors