Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of J2 vs X-M1

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth, DxOMark Dynamic range and 1 more


How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

Focus lag and focus points


How much delay is there between you and your photo?

Focus lag, continuous shooting and Startup delay


What do the experts think?

Reviews from,, and 4 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of Nikon 1 J2 vs Fujifilm X-M1

Focus lag Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Nikon 1 J2
94 ms
Fujifilm X-M1
381 ms

Startup delay Delay from power on to first photo

Nikon 1 J2
1,400 ms
Fujifilm X-M1
1,700 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Nikon 1 J2
60 fps
Fujifilm X-M1
10 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Nikon 1 J2
230 photos
Fujifilm X-M1
350 photos

Features Key features of the Nikon 1 J2  vs Fujifilm X-M1 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Nikon 1 J2
6,400 ISO
Fujifilm X-M1
25,600 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

Nikon 1 J2
11.6 microns
Fujifilm X-M1
23.0 microns

Reviews Word on the street

Nikon 1 J2  vs Fujifilm X-M1 

In our real world testing, we have found that the camera is more than capable of producing images with pleasant contrast and vibrant colours throughout the sensitivity range.
Fujifilm X-M1

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Nikon 1 J2  vs
Fujifilm X-M1 
Megapixels 10 MP 16 MP
Resolution 3872 x 2592 4896 x 3264
Size Nikon CX APS-C
Area 13.2 x 8.8 mm 23.6 x 15.6 mm
Crop factor 2.7x 1.5x
Pixel size 11.6 microns 23.0 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 3,200 ISO 200 ISO to 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 3,200 ISO to 6,400 ISO 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO
Self cleaning sensor Yes Yes

focus system

Type Phase detection Contrast detection
Focus points 135 49
Supports continuous No Yes


Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/16000 s 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 106 x 61 x 29.8 mm 117 x 67 x 39 mm
Thickness 29.8 mm 39 mm
Weight 280 g 330 g
Is weather sealed No No


Includes a GPS No No
Automatic panorama Yes No
Image stabilization


Nikon 1 J2  vs
Fujifilm X-M1 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Shoots video in 24p No No
Shoots high speed video Yes No
External mic jack None None


Size 3" 3"
Resolution 921 k dots 920 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen No Yes
Supports live view Yes Yes


Viewfinder mirror None None
Viewfinder No No
Type N/A N/A
Coverage N/A N/A
Magnification N/A N/A
Display type N/A N/A
Display resolution N/A N/A


Max continuous shooting 60 fps 10 fps
Battery life 230 350
Continuous shooting
60 fps, JPEG
10 fps
2 fps
Focus lag 94 ms 381 ms
Startup delay 1,400 ms 1,700 ms
Nikon 1 J2
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Fujifilm X-M1
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