Nikon J2 Review

 
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General
Model Number: J2
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $549.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2012-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 13.9 oz (395 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 4.2 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(106 x 61 x 30 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Aptina
Total Megapixels: 12.0
Effective Megapixels: 10.1
Sensor Format: 1 inch
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.62"
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
2896 x 1944 (5.6 MP, Other),
1936 x 1296 (2.5 MP, Other),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1280 x 720 (0.9 MP, 16:9),
3200 x 560 (1.8 MP, Other),
1024 x 3200 (3.3 MP, Other),
6400 x 560 (3.6 MP, Other),
1024 x 6400 (6.6 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif 2.3), 12-bit NEF RAW, RAW+JPG
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x240, 320x120
Movie Frame Rate: 60i/30p, 60p, 400, 1200
Movie File Format: MOV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with AAC sound
Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon 1
Kit Lens: 1 Nikkor 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 VR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 81 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W)- f/5.6 (T)
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 41mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid autofocus (phase detection/contrast-detect AF); Single-point (135 focus areas, center 73 support phase-detect), auto-area (41 focus areas), subject tracking
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto ISO (100-3200, 100-800, 100-400); 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; expandable to 6400 Hi-1
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, incandescent, fluorescent, direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/16000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted (4.5mm), Spot (2mm)
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: New Creative Mode includes Easy Panorama, Selective Color, Miniature, Soft, Night Landscape, Backlighting and Night Portrait.
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Fill flash, slow sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain sync, rear curtain with slow sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent.
Max Flash Sync: 1/60
Flash Exp Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional ML-L3
Other Connection: HDMI out (Type C, Mini)
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL20
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL20 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Software
Included Software: ViewNX 2 / Short Movie Creator CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: High resolution 921K-dot LCD, metallic body, new Creative Mode includes Panorama, Selective Color, Miniature, Soft, Night Landscape, Backlighting and Night Portraits. Available in Black, White, Silver, Pink, Deep Red and Orange.

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