The nikon 1 J2 may score low against it's direct mirrorless rivals. But with more depth of field vs shallow, it does really well enough against most advanced point shoots for image quality. And with lens options suited to different situations you can get better results. And that is hard to factor in by the numbers. The fast accurate focus and good exposure makes it happen. It not a total enthusiast friendly system, but less things get in your way from framing your shoot, like that half useful mode dial now!