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Nikon 1 J1 Mirrorless Camera

10 Megapixels10 MegapixelsContinuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Nikon 1 J1 is a Mirrorless Digital Camera with a 1" sensor and a Nikon 1 lens mount. Its 10 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-6400. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 10 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

This camera features an electronic shutter that can expose for 1/16000 to 30s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/16000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Nikon 1 J1

The Nikon 1 J1 features a 135-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame. Manual Focus is also available.

A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. There is no viewfinder on the Nikon 1 J1 and no provision to add one.

Model Specifications

BrandNikon Model1 J1
Sensor 10 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 13 x 9mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization None Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-6400 Shutter-Speed 1/16000 - 30s
Lens MountNikon 1 MountCrop Factor2.7X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 135-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *Tracking AF-C
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 460K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes4Portrait, Landscape, Night Portrait, Close-Up
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation -3..+1 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 60 FPS, 60 JPEG, 30 RAW *Also without AF, 60 Frames @ 30 FPS. 34 Frames @ 10 FPS with AF. Auto mode only. Self Timer Yes *2s, 5s, 10s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Infrared Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes Flash Sync 1/60s
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 *1280x720 60 FPS, 640x480 @ 400 FPS, 320x240 @ 1200 FPS, 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 230 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-09-21, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 106 x 61 x 30mm (W x H x D) Weight 234g

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Nikon J1 Facts


Mirrorless digital camera

Sensor-Size: 13 x 9mm

1" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

10 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 100-6400
Nikon 1 Mount
2.7X FLM
Shutter 1/16000-30s
Built-in Dust ReductionFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
60 FPS Drive, 60 ImagesCustom white-balance
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSpot-Metering
3" LCD 460K PixelsLithium-Ion Battery
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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