Designed for your lifestyle, the Nikon 1 J4 is fast, compact, versatile, and delivers uncompromisingly sharp and beautiful 18.4MP images. Sleek enough to fit in your purse or coat pocket and fast enough to capture life’s fleeting moments, the Nikon 1 J4 won’t let you down. Capture tack-sharp photos of energetic children, an evening out, or shoot stunning video with confidence. Share images and video immediately using the camera's built-in Wi-Fi.
Make time stand still
Finally, a camera that moves at the speed of your life! From squirming babies to football games, it takes a fast camera to get clear well-timed action shots. With the world’s fastest continuous shooting frame rate of 60 fps fixed focus and 20 fps full autofocus and touch-shutter, the Nikon 1 J4 captures action shots with confidence. Your images will look like time stood still.
Share memories in an instant
Share special occasions and events anytime, anywhere, with built-in Wi-Fi transfer to your compatible smart phone, tablet or other mobile device. There’s nothing to plug in or buy, the Nikon 1 J4 has Wi-Fi built-in. Family and friends won’t have to wait until you download photos to a computer. Simply transfer images wirelessly and then share via text, social media, or e-mail within minutes of shooting.
Technology at your fingertips
As simple as a touch
Don't look away from the action. Fumble-free, touchscreen controls, including touch-to-focus and touch-shutter, let you pay attention to the moment, not your camera. The Nikon 1 J4 touchscreen LCD makes changing settings as simple, intuitive, and easy as a smart phone, while delivering higher quality images. Fine tune the focal point or release the shutter with a touch of your finger.
Memories in motion
Life is more than a series of snapshots; share your story in video as well. Sporting events, wedding-day toasts, or school performances call for action and sound to capture the feelings of the moment. Record stunning 1080p Full HD video using sophisticated and intuitive features such as electronic Vibration Reduction, simultaneous still-image capture, and creative modes. Change the focal point merely by tapping your finger on the LCD.
Fun and creative editing tools
Express your creativity in more ways than ever before.
Create photos and video that express your distinctive style. Great images become spectacular using creative modes such as Easy Panorama, Selective Color, Miniature Effect, Creative Palette, Cross Process, and Toy Camera. Your images will stand out like never before! Even your videos will excite using Fast Motion, Jump Cut, and 4-second clip capture which allows you to create fun movie-slideshows. Enjoy dazzling photos directly from your camera!
Crisp action-shots and advanced effects
Utilize Slow View to capture sharp action shots with confidence. Live Image Control lets you preview sophisticated effects such as Motion Blur and Background Softening using a simple slider.
Moody low-light images in sharp focus
Low-light events never looked better thanks to the Nikon 1 J4’s maximum ISO of 12800 and ISO Sensitivity (noise reduction) Mode. No more disappointing grainy, smartphone shots or distracting flash.
Your capable and stylish companion
With contemporary colors and a sleek design, the Nikon 1 J4 blurs the line between a versatile high-quality camera and a stylish accessory. If it’s going to go everywhere you do, it had better look good.
Take your imagination to new heights
Invest in a camera that can grow with your needs and creativity. With 11 lenses, plus additional stylish straps, cases and accessories, the Nikon 1 J4 lets you explore your full potential as a photographer.
Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lenses
Nikon 1 mount
Approx. 2.7x lens focal length (Nikon CX format)
13.2mm x 8.8mm
Image Sensor Format
Image Sensor Type
Image sensor cleaning
Image Area (pixels)
Normal Panorama, horizontal pan (120:23 aspect ratio) 4,800 x 920 Normal Panorama - vertical pan (8:25 aspect ratio) 1,536 x 4,800 Wide Panorama - horizontal pan (240:23 aspect ratio) 9,600 x 920 Wide Panorama - vertical pan (4:25 aspect ratio) 1,536 x 9,600 Still Images (3:2 aspect ratio) 5,232 x 3,488 3,920 x 2,616 2,608 x 1,744 Still images (taken during movie recording; aspect ratio 3:2) 5,232 x 3,488 (1080/60p, 1080/30p) 1,472 x 984 (720/60p, 720/30p) Motion Snapshot (16:9 aspect ratio) 5,232 x 2,936
Compressed 12-bit NEF (RAW) JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx 1:4), normal (approx 1:8) NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Matrix Center-weighted: Meters 4.5 mm circle in center of frame Spot: Meters 2 mm circle centered on select focus area
Programmed Auto with flexible Program (P) Shutter-Priority Auto (S) Aperture-Priority Auto (A) Manual (M) Scene Auto Selector
Portrait Landscape Night Landscape Night Portrait Close-up Auto
Advanced movie mode (includes HD movie, slow motion, fast motion, jump cut, and 4-second movie) Auto Photo mode Creative mode (including: creative pallet, HDR, easy panorama, soft, miniature effect, selective color, cross process, and toy camera effect) Motion Snapshot (16:9) P programmed auto with flexible program, S shutter-priority auto, A aperture-priority auto, M manual Best Moment Capture mode (includes Slow View, Active Selection, and Smart Photo Selector)
±3 EV in increments of 1/3EV
Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
Standard Neutral Vivid Monochrome Portrait Landscape Selected Picture Control can be modified User-customizable Settings
HD: 1920 x 1080/60p HD: 1920 x 1080/30p HD: 1280 x 720/60p HD: 1280 x 720/30p 1280 x 720/120 fps (aspect ratio 16:9; plays at 30p/29.97 fps) 768 x 288/400 fps (aspect ratio 8:3; plays at 30p/29.97 fps) 416 x 144/1200 fps (aspect ratio 8:3; plays at 30p/29.97 fps) Motion Snapshot: 1920 x 1080/60p (plays at 23.976fps) Fast-motion, jump-cut, and 4-second movies (aspect ratio 16:9) 1920 x 1080/60p (59.94fps) (plays at 24p/23.976fps) Audio file format: ACC Movie file format: MOV
3.0 in. diagonal
TFT-LCD with brightness adjustment
USB: Hi-speed USB HDMI output: Type D mini-pin HDMI connector
Arabic Bengali Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) Czech Danish Dutch English Finnish French German Greek Hindi Hungarian Indonesian Italian Japanese Korean Norwegian Persian Polish Portuguese (European and Brazilian) Romanian Russian Spanish Swedish Tamil Thai Turkish Ukrainian Vietnamese
Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
World Time Setting
Battery / Batteries
EN-EL22 Lithium-ion Battery
Battery Life (shots per charge)
300 shots (CIPA)
EH-5b AC Adapter Requires EP-5E Power Supply Connector
Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
3.9 in. (99.5 mm) x 2.4 in. (60 mm) x 1.1 in. (28.5 mm) Excluding projections.
6.8 oz. (192 g) camera body only
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C) Less than 85% humidity (no condensation)