Nikon 1 J3
Top 59%609 points
Top 59%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
14.2
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Nikon 1 J3: 41 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
13.2 x 8.8mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
243
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
135
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
15fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. weight

201g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
220shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

8. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
112
0

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0000625s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

10. width

101mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

11. height

60.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

12. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

13. thickness

28.8mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

14. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Nikon 1 J3
36% have it
59
0

15. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
0

16. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon 1 J3
29% have it
56
0

17. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon 1 J3
73% have it
56
0

18. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Nikon 1 J3
43% have it
53
0

19. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon 1 J3
52% have it
52
0

20. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon 1 J3
88% have it
51
0

21. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Nikon 1 J3
44% have it
48
0

22. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon 1 J3
66% have it
48
0

23. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nikon 1 J3
44% have it
47
0

24. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Nikon 1 J3
55% have it
41
0

25. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Nikon 1 J3
67% have it
41
0

26. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Nikon 1 J3
88% have it
40
0

27. flash sync speed

Flash synchronization is defined as the firing of a photographic flash coinciding with the shutter admitting light to the image sensor. In general, faster flash sync speeds are better if the photographer needs to flash-fill subjects that are backlit and wants to avoid motion blur, or wants to increase depth of field by using a high aperture.
0.016s
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 + Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-32mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH: 0.00006s
40
0

28. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Nikon 1 J3
63% have it
37
0

29. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
30s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
36
0

30. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Nikon 1 J3
61% have it
36
0

31. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Nikon 1 J3
59% have it
34
0

32. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Nikon 1 J3
93% have it
32
0

33. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Nikon 1 J3
92% have it
30
0

34. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Nikon 1 J3
96% have it
28
0

35. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Nikon 1 J3
98% have it
27
0

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