Nikon 1 J3 Review

4.0
February 22, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Nikon 1 J3.

Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M Review thumbnail

The Canon EOS M is a new compact system camera that boasts 18 megapixels, full 1080p high-definition videos with continuous auto-focusing, and a touch-screen interface. Other key features of the EOS M include a 3-inch LCD screen with 1,040k dot resolution, ISO range of 100-25,600, and a flash hotshoe. Is Canon's new mirrorless model a real contender? Read our Canon EOS M review to find out...

Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1 Review thumbnail

The Fujifilm X-E1 is a new premium compact system camera. The retro, rangefinder-styled X-E1 offers the same image sensor and lens mount as the flagship X-Pro in a smaller, lighter body, with a new electronic viewfinder, built-in flash, 18-55m kit lens and more affordable price tag. Read our Fujifilm X-E1 review to find out if it's a viable alternative to the X-Pro1...

Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2 Review thumbnail

The Nikon 1 V2 is a second-generation compact system camera that's clearly been redesigned to appeal to the serious enthusiast. In addition to a more direct control layout with shooting mode and control dials, a chunky hand-grip and built-in pop-up flash, the Nikon V2 also sports a new 14 megapixel sensor, faster 15fps burst shooting with continuous focusing, and improved Best Moment Capture and Motion Snapshot Modes. Read the World's first Nikon 1 V2 review to find out if this new mirrorless model can capture the attention of the more discerning photographer...

Olympus E-PL5

Olympus E-PL5 Review thumbnail

The Olympus E-PL5 is a new compact system camera that offers a lot more than first meets the eye. Also known as the PEN Lite, the EPL5 has exactly the same image sensor and processing engine as the flagship OM-D E-M5. It also boasts the World's fastest autofocus system, a 3 inch tilting LCD display, full 1080p HD movies, and an extensive range of creative filters. Read our in-depth Olympus E-PL5 review to find out if it's a true bargain or not...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 Review thumbnail

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is a new compact system camera aimed firmly at frustrated compact owners who want a faster, better performing camera that's still small and stylish. The GF5 certainly fits that bill, with fast 0.09 second auto-focusing, a 12 megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor, 1080i HD video, touchscreen interface and 4fps burst shooting. Read the World's first Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review to find out if this is the perfect interchangeable lens camera for beginners...

Pentax Q10

Pentax Q10 Review thumbnail

The new Pentax Q10 is a brand new interchangeable lens camera that's as small as a compact yet as full-featured as a DSLR. Read our Pentax Q10 review to find out if this tiny camera is a realistic alternative to a high-end compact or a budget DSLR...

Ricoh GXR

Ricoh GXR Review thumbnail

The new Ricoh GXR is a camera unlike any other - it's not very often that we get to say that! Ricoh have created a truly innovative modular system, where you swap both the lens and the image sensor at the same time, not just the lens as with a conventional DSLR camera. The GXR is also smaller than either a DSLR or the recent Micro Four Thirds cameras from Panasonic and Olympus. Can Ricoh succeed with their GXR interchangeable camera unit system? Read the World's first in-depth review to find out...

Samsung NX210

Samsung NX210 Review thumbnail

The Samsung NX200 is a new mirrorless compact system camera that aims for the middle ground between the more DSLR-like NX20 and consumer-oriented NX1000 models. Featuring a 20 megapixel APS-C sensor, full 1080p video, ISO 100-12,800, a 3-inch AMOLED screen, 8fps continuous shooting and new Wi-fi connectivity, read our in-depth Samsung NX200 review to discover if this is the right camera for you.

Sony NEX-5R

Sony NEX-5R Review thumbnail

The NEX-5R is the latest mid-range compact system camera from Sony. With a 16 megapixel APS HD CMOS sensor, 1080p HD movies, high-res 3 inch tilting screen and external flash, the Sony NEX-5R also features a touchscreen user interface, fast hybrid auto-focus, built-in wi-fi and downloadable PlayMemories Camera Apps. Read our full Sony NEX-5R review, complete with sample JPEGs, RAW files, and movies.

Entry Tags

hd video, hd, 3 inch LCD, hdmi, compact system camera, nikon, mirrorless, 14 megapixel, csc, RAW, 1080i, 60fps, stereo sound, NEF, 15fps, nikon j3, nikon j3 review, 1 J3 Review, Nikon 1 J3 Review