Close
Nikon 1 V3

78

Overall Score

Nikon 1 V3

£855.51
Nikon 1 V3
14 Images + 22 Videos

Loading image...
ua.gecid.com Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
An award winning and fully featured MILC digital camera, many different available lenses but representing only middle of the road value for money
MILC 18.4MP 5232 X 3488 Pixels CMOS Dec 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Maximum Image Resolution Sensor Type Release Date
Compare
Share on

Nikon 1 V3 Compare Cheapest UK Prices

You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
eBay
Nikon 1 V3 Compact System Camera - Black (18.4MP, 10-30mm PD Zoom Lens) 3.0 i... (Brand new, unopened)
£855.51
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
1 Price from 1 Store | £855.51
Get Price Alerts

Nikon 1 V3 Compare UK Used Prices

eBay
Used - [Exc+++++] Nikon 1 V3 18.4MP Digital Camera w/ VR 10-30mm Lens from Japan 0538 (Used)
£361.03
Go to Store
eBay
Used - Nikon 1 V3 Digital Camera - Black, Body Only | Interchangeable Lens Camera (Used)
£385.00
Go to Store
eBay
Refurbished - NIKON 1 V3 DIGITAL CAMERA C/W VR 10-30 F3.5-5.6 PD ZOOM LENS (BLACK) (Refurbished)
£399.00
Go to Store
eBay
Used - Nikon 1 V3 18.4MP Digital Camera - Black (Kit w/ VR 10-30mm Lens) (Used)
£534.43
Go to Store
- Show less prices from eBay
Stuff U Sell
Used - NIKON 1 V3 18.4MP Compact System Digital Camera w Nikkor VR 10-30mm Lens (Used) - on
£524.99
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
5 Prices from 2 Stores | £361.03-£534.43
Get Price Alerts
Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Nikon 1 V3 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Nikon 1 V3 number 265 across all digital cameras.
90
Reviews
97 Reviews + 3 Awards
55
Value for Money
Average
89
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Ua.gecid.com plus one other site and a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine. 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 good picture quality, video capture and that it is a good size. However they also report unacceptable noise level and that it is expensive.
The 1 V3 has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
5232 x 3488 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

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 313 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 327 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 322 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?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £399.95 on eBay 11 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Nikon 1 V3 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon 1 V3?

The Nikon 1 V3 is 110.9mm wide and 65mm tall. It is 33.2mm deep and weighs 282g.

Nikon 1 V3 front dimensions
Nikon 1 V3 size in context

Nikon 1 V3 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

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

This Nikon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website Ephotozine who said that this camera was great.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 22 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Techradar this Nikon digital camera has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100.

View all expert reviews

Good Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this camera on average 89%. 25 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

View all user reviews

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two owners who purchased it agreed that it was noisy.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

13 owners who bought this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce good images and two people said in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution.

Users Report That it is Expensive

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was expensive.

Nikon Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three people said in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers who reviewed the product said that it was lightweight.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Seven owners thought this digital camera had a good autofocus and two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Four people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £855.51 it is in the most expensive 41% of cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £456 (53%)

There was a cheaper price of £399.95 on eBay 11 days ago.

Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.

Chart Hide Chart View full price history

Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Nikon 1 V3 of $530.44 (£735.67) in the United States. That's a saving of £119.84.

Check international prices

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Nikon released the 1 V3 in December 2015.

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

5232 X 3488 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon 1 V3 is 5232 x 3488 pixels. That's 15% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The Nikon 1 V3's sensor megapixels of 18.4MP is higher than 76% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit

Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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).

Chart Hide Chart What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit

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 the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

Chart Hide Chart What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit

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.

Chart Hide Chart What is an image stabilizer? Less Edit

Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Nikon 1 V3's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is higher than 74% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit

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.

Chart Hide Chart What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit

Average Weight

The Nikon 1 V3's weight of 282g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 62% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "weight" mean? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 V3 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

Chart Hide Chart What is a built-in flash? Less Edit

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.

Chart Hide Chart What does "minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)" mean? Less Edit

Has a Headphone Output

The Nikon 1 V3 has a headphone output, which is unusual. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

Chart Hide Chart What is a headphone output? Less Edit

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

This 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.

Chart Hide Chart What does "maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)" mean? Less Edit

Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 V3 features flash exposure compensation. 78% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

Chart Hide Chart What is flash exposure compensation? Less Edit

Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Nikon 1 V3 of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 16% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "display resolution" mean? Less Edit

Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon 1 V3 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

Chart Hide Chart What is an anti-dust function? Less Edit

Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 V3 features calendar, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature calendar.

Chart Hide Chart What is calendar? Less Edit

Has a Microphone in

The Nikon 1 V3 has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

Chart Hide Chart What is a microphone in? Less Edit

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Nikon 1 V3 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

Chart Hide Chart What is a GPS (satellite)? Less Edit

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon 1 V3 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

Chart Hide Chart What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit

Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon 1 V3 has a carrying case. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

Chart Hide Chart What is a carrying case? Less Edit

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon 1 V3 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

Chart Hide Chart What is a vari-angle LCD display? Less Edit

Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon 1 V3 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

Chart Hide Chart What is a tripod mount? Less Edit

Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon 1 V3 has a touchscreen. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

Chart Hide Chart What is a touchscreen? Less Edit

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon 1 V3 of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 36% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit

Has a USB Connectivity

The Nikon 1 V3 has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

Chart Hide Chart What does "video resolution" mean? Less Edit

Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon 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.

Chart Hide Chart What does "maximum aperture number" mean? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 1v3body, nikon w1030mm, nikon n1v3bk, nikon 27695

Barcodes:

00018208276950, 00018208938513, 00018208938551, 00018208997770, 00182089385138, 00617689592544, 00617689592551, 00845251087024, 04960759142368, 08033737553558, 08033737553565, 08033737553572

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3 - Other Digital Cameras Worth Considering

(85 reviews)
849.95
£6 Cheaper
400 battery life
21% higher display resolution
Best Available Price
eBay 849.95

(107 reviews)
849.00
£7 Cheaper
Better Lydogbilde.no review score
Better 01net.com review score
Best Available Price
HDEW Cameras 849.00

(5 reviews)
867.44
Better Lydogbilde.no review score
Better Photoreview.com.au review score
Better Chip.de review score
£12 More Expensive
Best Available Price
eBay 867.44

(48 reviews)
889.00
Better PhotographyBlog.com review score
Better user reviews
Much better expert reviews
£33 More Expensive
Best Available Price
Clifton Cameras 889.00

(147 reviews)
809.99
£46 Cheaper
Five more awards
Better Amateurphotographer.co.uk review score
Best Available Price
Amazon UK 809.99

(437 reviews)
799.99
£56 Cheaper
Better Reviewed.com review score
Better Amateurphotographer.co.uk review score
Best Available Price
Amazon UK 799.99

(238 reviews)
949.99
One more awards
Better Imaging Resource.com review score
Better Kamerabild.se review score
£94 More Expensive
Best Available Price
eBay 949.99

(181 reviews)
950.00
Better Cw.no review score
Better Digitalcameraworld.com review score
Better Digitalkamera.de review score
£94 More Expensive
Best Available Price
Amazon UK 950.00

Today's Best Digital Camera Deals

10% Price Drop
{Sony Alpha A7S
130 reviews
£1,749.97
Was £1,941 (34 days ago)
Camera Type
SLR
Megapixels
12.4MP
Maximum Image Resolution
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
9% Price Drop
{Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80
75 reviews
£298.99
Was £329 (23 days ago)
Camera Type
Compact
Megapixels
18.1MP
Optical Zoom
30x
6% Price Drop
{Sony Cybershot DSC-WX
£148.99
Was £159 (72 days ago)
Camera Type
Compact
Megapixels
18.2MP
Optical Zoom
20x
34% Price Drop
{Kodak AZ401
8 reviews
£99.00
Was £149 (29 days ago)
Camera Type
Bridge
Megapixels
16.15MP
Optical Zoom
40x
13% Price Drop
{Kodak Pixpro AZ252
4 reviews
£94.99
Was £109 (73 days ago)
Camera Type
Bridge
Megapixels
16MP
Optical Zoom
25x
View More Digital Camera Deals