Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of NX11 vs J2

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Reviews from mirrorlessrumors.com, techradar.com, photographyblog.com and 1 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of Samsung NX11 vs Nikon 1 J2

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

Samsung NX11
553 ISO
Nikon 1 J2
363 ISO

Resolution Results from photos of standard resolution charts

Samsung NX11
2,400 LPH
Nikon 1 J2
2,000 LPH

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Samsung NX11
3 fps
Nikon 1 J2
60 fps

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

Samsung NX11
22.7 bits
Nikon 1 J2
21.3 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

Samsung NX11
10.8 ev
Nikon 1 J2
10.8 ev

Features Key features of the Samsung NX11  vs Nikon 1 J2 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Samsung NX11
14 MP
Nikon 1 J2
10 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Samsung NX11
3,200 ISO
Nikon 1 J2
6,400 ISO

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

Samsung NX11
26.0 microns
Nikon 1 J2
11.6 microns

Reviews Word on the street

Samsung NX11  vs Nikon 1 J2 

9.0
8.0
The large 14.6 megapixel APS-C CMOS megapixel sensor used in the NX11 produces noise-free JPEG images at ISO 100-400, with ISO 800 also looking good.
Samsung NX11

6.0
7.0
Images appear bright and crisp, and it is viewable from a wide number of angles in all but the brightest of sunlight.
Nikon 1 J2

Overall

7.5 Out of 10
7.9 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Samsung NX11  vs
Nikon 1 J2 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 14 MP 10 MP
Resolution 4592 x 3056 3872 x 2592
Size APS-C Nikon CX
Area 23.4 x 15.6 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Crop factor 1.5x 2.7x
Pixel size 26.0 microns 11.6 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 3,200 ISO 100 ISO to 3,200 ISO
Codecs
RAW
JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes Yes
Tested vertical resolution 2,400 LPH 2,000 LPH
Tested horizontal resolution 2,400 LPH 2,000 LPH

focus system

Type Contrast detection Phase detection

shutter

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

performance

Max continuous shooting 3 fps 60 fps
Continuous shooting
60 fps, JPEG
3 fps, JPEG
10 fps

features

Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR No Yes
Automatic panorama Yes Yes
Create realistic 3D images No No
Image stabilization

video

Samsung NX11  vs
Nikon 1 J2 
Video 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p No No
Shoots high speed video No Yes

display

Type OLED LCD
Size 3" 3"
Resolution 614 k dots 921 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen No No
Supports live view Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror None None
Viewfinder Yes No
Type Electronic N/A

form factor

Size 123 x 87 x 40 mm 106 x 61 x 29.8 mm
Thickness 40 mm 29.8 mm
Weight 499 g 280 g
Is weather sealed No No
Samsung NX11
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