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Nikon Compact System Cameras Reviews

Updated: Jul 31, 2015 12:21
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#1
alaScore 91

Nikon 1 AW1

The Nikon 1 AW1 is the company’s most fully realized compact system camera of the past three years. It’s a rugged model that, unusually, takes really good photographs, and with consistency. Perhaps that’s something worth paying a premium.

51 expert reviews | 175 user reviews

#2
alaScore 90

Nikon 1 J4

Although Nikon 1 cameras are big sellers, we’ve never been their biggest fans, and the J4 has done little to raise our opinion. Nikon DSLRs, on the other hand, are a completely different – and better – story, even though they’re bigger and more...

19 expert reviews | 106 user reviews

#3
alaScore 89

Nikon 1 J3

The Nikon 1 J3 is a very fast and compact ILC, making it easy to carry and always ready to capture an image. While its performance outshines its image quality, it is definitely worth a look for $600. Read more in our

43 expert reviews | 315 user reviews

#4
alaScore 89

Nikon 1 V3

The Nikon 1 V3 is one of the few mirrorless cameras we'd recommend for shooting sports or quickly moving kids. It brings high autofocus performance, interchangeable-lens versatility, and DSLR-like handling in a portable size. However, when factoring in...

31 expert reviews | 38 user reviews

#5
alaScore 88

Nikon 1 V1

We really have difficulty recommending the V1 as tested simply because it’s wildly expensive, and the results don’t measure up to the competition.

113 expert reviews | 959 user reviews

#6
alaScore 87

Nikon 1 V2

Taking over for last year's V1, Nikon has announced the new 1-series camera, the Nikon 1 V2, an interchangeable lens camera system with a 14.2 megapixel CX-format CMOS image sensor and the new EXPEED 3A image processing engine. While the V2 retains...

48 expert reviews | 233 user reviews

#7
alaScore 87

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon's J1 is a stylish and easy to use EVIL camera. It boasts apowerful 10-metapixel CX-format CMOS image sensor, good shootingperformance, and a plethora of exposure options. Like all cameras the J1 has its downfalls (battery life for example),...

99 expert reviews | 781 user reviews

#8
alaScore 84

Nikon 1 J2

Nikon's popular 1 series cameras is getting a new model for 2012, the 1 J2. It features many of the same specifications from last year's J1, including a 10-megapixel CMOS sensor, a 3.0-inch LCD display, the EXPEED 3 image processor, full manual...

36 expert reviews | 277 user reviews

#9
alaScore 84

Nikon S1

Nikon introduced two new 1-series models at CES 2013, the S1 and the J3. The main differences are these: the Nikon 1 S1 will retail in kit-form for about $100 less than the J3. The S1 features a smaller 10.1 megapixel CX-format CMOS image sensor, a...

30 expert reviews | 116 user reviews

#10
alaScore 81

Nikon 1 S2

The Nikon 1 S2 is a tiny mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that almost looks more like a toy than a serious camera. Unfortunately some of its features are more toy-ish than serious too. The S2's menu structure is such a mess that it makes this...

8 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

#11
alaScore 79

Nikon v2

The model that we handled is unfinished - Nikon reps were keen to stress that it might not perform quite as well as the final shipping cameras, but we\'re happy to report that with the fast 18.5mm prime attached, autofocus seems extremely fast and...

5 expert reviews | 17 user reviews

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    About Nikon

    Nikon Corporation, also known as Nikon or Nikon Corp., is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in optics and imaging. Its products include cameras, binoculars, microscopes, measurement instruments, and the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication. It was founded in 1917 as Nippon /Kōgaku Kōgyō/ the company was renamed Nikon Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon is one of the major companies of the Mitsubishi Group.

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