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Nikon 1 V2

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Nikon 1 V2

£55.97
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Nikon 1 V2
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hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and affordable MILC camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 3 further awards from other expert sites
MILC 14.2MP 4608 X 3072 Pixels CMOS Nov 2012
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Nikon 1 V2 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon 1 V2 number 119 across all digital cameras and number 261 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
176 Reviews + 4 Awards
98
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
55
Age
5 Years Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Hardwarezone.com.ph plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" from Photoreview.com.au. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is a good size and good lens quality.
The 1 V2 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
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 get detailed images just the way you want them even in low light.\
\\Combining speed, power, and precision in a seriously small body, this is a versatile main camera and a great second camera that you ll end up putting first more often than you d expect.\
For full-size images, you can shoot at approx. 15 fps for up to 45 frames.\
For full-size images, you can shoot at approx. 60 fps for up to 40 frames. focus mode is set at af-s; focus and exposure for the first frame is fixed.\
Compatible with smart devices using android OS and ios. A wireless mobile adapter utility that can be downloaded for free from google play and the app store must be installed on the smart device prior to use.\
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4608 x 3072 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 80 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 85 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 81 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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Nikon 1 V2 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon 1 V2?

The Nikon 1 V2 is 107.8mm wide and 81.6mm tall. It is 45.9mm deep and weighs 278g.

Nikon 1 V2 front dimensions
Nikon 1 V2 size in context

Nikon 1 V2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Four Industry Awards

This Nikon digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Hardwarezone.com.ph and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which thought that this camera was very good.

Furthermore, the author at website Photoreview.com.au gave this Nikon camera an "Editor's Choice" award and decided it was fantastic and the author at review site Ephotozine gave it a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 79% based on 31 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this Nikon camera rated it as 83 out of 100. 39 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Nine people who reviewed it considered that it was good quality.

  • Image quality is good and it's genuinely fun to use…
    CNET.co.uk December 2012
  • Image quality is very good though the files require some sharpening in post…
  • A great walk around small camera and has a lovely range of excellent quality lenses to fit…
    Novac (Amazon) - April 2016
  • My goal was to find a camera that is light weight, small in size and fast enough to capture moments with decent quality…
    Michael Wu (Amazon) - January 2013
  • In reality not sure who often this will get used or remembered that it's there! Overall a very impressive little package - superb quality, light weight, small enough for a jacket pocket…
    ChrisMastaCam (Amazon) - February 2013
  • Build quality is first rate…
    Ukstevens (Amazon) - December 2012
  • A well designed compact camera…
    DGM (Amazon) - May 2013
  • Great performance compact and easy to use, picture quality great…
    A Walne (Amazon) - August 2013
  • Under reasonable light conditions the pictures quality is very good…

Users Report That it is a Good Size

10 owners who bought it concluded that it was compact and two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight.

  • A beautifully designed and constructed compact camera with a lens system that brings out the strengths of the compact interchangeable lens form factor…
    CNET.co.uk December 2012
  • It's good enough to go straight into our list of desirable compact system cameras…
  • The compact size and light weight are two more attributes that make this camera desirable to someone who wants flexibility without bulk…
  • The charger is compact (plugs fold in…
    Albert (Amazon) - January 2013
  • You pay a premium for lightweight…
    Michael Wu (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Focusing is smooth and fast and the retractable lenses keep the unit compact when not in use…
  • Still very light and compact and an ideal walk about camera…
  • A well designed compact camera…
    DGM (Amazon) - May 2013
  • Great performance compact and easy to use, picture quality great…
    A Walne (Amazon) - August 2013
  • Its compact, looks good…
    S. E. Evans. (Amazon) - November 2013

Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 40,636 expert and user reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Five people said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus and three people considered that the product had a good lens.

  • A beautifully designed and constructed compact camera with a lens system that brings out the strengths of the compact interchangeable lens form factor…
    CNET.co.uk December 2012
  • Excellent interchangeable lens travel camera…
    Albert (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Focus is fast and accurate…
    MrC (Amazon) - March 2013
  • Focusing is smooth and fast…
  • Wonderful to return to a proper camera with interchangeable lens and a viewfinder that works clearly when the sun is shining…
  • It's fast to focus…
    Kymerator (Amazon) - November 2013
  • Focus is very fast and accurate…
    Anonymous (Walmart.com) - September 2013
  • The automatic focus is incredibly fast, meaning you will never miss the moments…
    Mauricio (Amazon) - April 2015

Users Report Good Technical Features

Three owners who bought the Nikon 1 V2 considered that it had good features.

  • With a comfortable shooting design and plenty of features…
    Cnet.com.au December 2012
  • If you can look beyond the relatively small sensor and resolution there are some superb features…
  • It is so easy to use! One of my favorite features is the ability to take video…
    Photomom (Walmart.com) - December 2012

Customers Report That it is Robust

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made.

Users Report a Good Flash

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good flash.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers who purchased this digital camera thought it was quiet.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight people who bought the product mentioned that it was easy to use and two customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three owners who bought the product wrote that it had a good viewfinder and two people who purchased it concluded that it had a good screen.

Users Report Nice Design

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking and two customers concluded that it was well designed.

  • A beautifully designed and constructed compact camera with a lens system that brings out the strengths of the compact interchangeable lens form factor…
    CNET.co.uk December 2012
  • With a comfortable shooting design and plenty of features…
    Cnet.com.au December 2012
  • Focusing is smooth and fast and the retractable lenses keep the unit compact when not in use…
  • A well designed compact camera…
    DGM (Amazon) - May 2013
  • It just does not hit the mark for me in my heavy shooting style…
  • You can get pretty decent final images…
    Anonymous (Walmart.com) - September 2013
  • Pretty good to excellent light…
    WileEC (Amazon) - April 2013

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Five customers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

14 customers concluded that it was able to produce good images and four customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good picture resolution.

Value For Money

Stunningly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £50.41 it is in the cheapest 1% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon 1 V2 and the United Kingdom price of £50.41 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $429.00 (£596.10).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Nikon camera has been on the market since November 2012.

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Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Nikon lens range

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Nikon 1 V2's sensor megapixels of only 14.2MP is in the lowest 35% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4608 X 3072 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon 1 V2 is 4608 x 3072 pixels. That's 11% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon 1 V2 of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 54% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon 1 V2 of 278g is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 39% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 V2 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Smaller Than Average Eye Relief

The eye relief of the Nikon 1 V2 of only 18mm is in the smallest 36% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average eye relief of all cameras is 19mm, with the smallest being 8mm and the biggest being 27mm.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Nikon 1 V2 supports dioptic correction, unlike 90% of cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon 1 V2's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 9% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon lenses range in aperture from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon 1 V2 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon 1 V2 has an anti-dust function. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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2304 X 1536 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 V2 supports a maximum still image resolution of 2304 x 1536. That's 21% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon 1 V2 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 V2 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon 1 V2 has a shoe mounting point. 89% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Nikon 1 V2 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon 1 V2 has an HDMI port, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Nikon 1 V2 of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 75% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon 1 V2 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 V2 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon 1 V2 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 240|320 x 120 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Nikon 1 V2 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon nikon1v2wlkbk, nikon with1030mm, nikon n1v2wlkbk, nikon 27602

Barcodes:

00018208276028, 00018208276035, 00018208276042, 00018208276059, 00018208276066, 00018208276073, 00018208276622, 00018208276639, 00018208928934, 00018208928972, 00018208929023, 00018208929061, 00182089289344, 04960759139269, 05053086210783, 08033737551783, 08033737551790

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