Nikon 1 J3
Mirrorless Camera
vs Nikon J1
Mirrorless Camera

What’s good about the Nikon 1 J3

Best price $490
  • Weighs a little bit less than the J1 7.1 oz vs 8.3 oz
  • Smaller body size 11 in³ vs 12 in³
  • Higher sensor resolution 14.2 MP vs 10.1 MP
  • Higher resolution rear screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Newer camera February 2013 vs November 2011
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 15 shots per sec vs 10 shots per sec
  • Has HDR on-board J1 does not have HDR
  • Has panorama image capture J1 does not have panorama
  • Has 3D capture capabilities J1 does not have 3D

What’s good about the Nikon 1 J1

Best price
$415
  • Slightly cheaper street price $415 vs $490

What the Nikon 1 J3 and Nikon J1 have in common

  • Similar image sensor size 116 in²
  • The same maximum ISO setting 6400 ISO
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • Same quality video capture 1080p 30fps
  • interchangeable lenses
  • HDMI port
  • RAW capture

What’s missing from both the Nikon 1 J3 and the Nikon J1

  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No hot shoe
  • No Wi-Fi
  • No flip out viewscreen

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