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Nikon 1 V2
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Nikon 1 V2 Digital Camera

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MILC 14.2MP 3x CMOS Oct 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Why compromise when you want to travel light The Nikon 1 V2 ensures you don t have to. With a 14.2-megapixel super high-speed AF CMOS sensor, high ISO, and direct access to manual controls, you... More
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20 Reasons For

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 19,122 owner and expert reviews, Nikon has good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically for its MILC digital cameras.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camera is Full HD, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Nikon 1 V2 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do not support video recording.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 1 V2 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the 1 V2.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon 1 V2 supports Full HD video. Most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1 V2 also support Full HD video.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras of a comparable type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Nikon 1 V2 has a greater number of supported image formats than most MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 1 V2. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Features Three Flash Modes

The Nikon 1 V2 has a greater number of flash modes than most MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The most frequently featured flash mode is Auto, but this flash mode is not featured on this Nikon digital camera. The flash modes Fill-in, Red-eye reduction and Slow synchronization are also featured on this camera.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The Nikon 1 V2 has a greater number of white balance modes than most MILC digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Nikon camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on cameras of a similar age and type to the 1 V2. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Shade" and "Sunny" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 V2 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and type. This Nikon camera has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution, whereas most MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. This Nikon digital camera also have still image resolutions of 2304 x 1536 and 3456 x 2304 and 4608 x 2592. The worst still image resolution of all digital cameras of this type and age is 1024 x 768 and the best is 12416 x 1856.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 120|640 x 240|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolution on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Supports Four ISO Speeds

The Nikon 1 V2 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 200, but this ISO speed is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO speeds 160, 800, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Three Aspheric Elements

The Nikon 1 V2 is a three aspheric element digital camera. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age have between one and three aspheric elements.

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Features Two Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon 1 V2 is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Nikon digital camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1 V2. The auto focus "Single Auto Focus" is also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Narrow

Across all the cameras of a comparable age and type to the 1 V2 the widths range from 98mm to 170mm, and the average width is 120mm. The Nikon 1 V2 is quite narrow (only 107.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the 1 V2.

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TFT Display

The Nikon 1 V2 has a better display than most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The worst display of all cameras of this spec and age is LCD and the best is AMOLED.

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Supports One Power Source

The Nikon 1 V2 has a greater number of power sources than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1 V2.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1 V2 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Nikon 1 V2 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Nikon 1 V2 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the 1 V2 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 V2, the Nikon 1 V2 does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other MILC digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the Nikon 1 V2 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1 V2, the Nikon 1 V2 does not have an image stabiliser.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

MILC digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the 1 V2 have megapixel counts of between 2.3MP and 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 17MP. With a megapixel count of only 14.2 megapixels, the Nikon 1 V2 has a quite low megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon 1 V2 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Nikon camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by MILC digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the 1 V2. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this camera.

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Only ±1EV (1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Nikon 1 V2 has a ±1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a ±2EV (1/2 EV step) flash exposure correction.

This camera's flash exposure correction (±1EV (1/3 EV step)) is actually the worst flash exposure correction across all cameras of this age and spec.

Across similar types of camera the best flash exposure correction is ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Very Small Eye Relief

The smallest eye relief of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the 1 V2 is 18mm, the biggest is 21mm, and the average eye relief is 20mm. The Nikon 1 V2 has a fairly small eye relief (only 18 millimeters) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 310 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Nikon 1 V2 is a camera that takes 310 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 1 V2 take between 220 and 649 shots per battery charge.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of only 6,400, the Nikon 1 V2 has a quite low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. Across all the cameras that were released more than two years ago the maximum ISO speeds range from 2,500 to 410,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 23,000.

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Thick

At 45.9 millimeters, the Nikon 1 V2 is fairly thick compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The depths of MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the 1 V2 range from 22mm to 95mm, and the average depth is 44mm.

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Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

Across all the MILC digital cameras that have been available for more than two years the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.46" to 0.5". The Nikon 1 V2 has a fairly small viewfinder screen size (only 0.47 inches) compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the 1 V2.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 1 V2

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released over four years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Nikon 1 V2 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the 1 V2.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 278 grams, the Nikon 1 V2 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 V2.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Sensor Format
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Guide
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Histogram
Dioptre Correction
Anti-Dust Function
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Diopter Adjustment
Eye Relief
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Battery Included
Networking
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Interface
On/off Switch
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Digital SLR
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker
Self-Timer

User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 September 2010 by Gordon Smyrell
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon nikon1v2, nikon nikon1v2b, nikon nikon1v2bo, nikon nikon1v2bod, nikon nikon1v2body
Barcodes 00018208276028, 00018208276035, 00018208276042, 00018208276059, 00018208276066, 00018208276073, 00018208276622, 00018208276639, 00018208928934, 00018208928972, 00018208929023, 00018208929061, 00182089289344, 08033737551783, 08033737551790

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