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Nikon 1 V3

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A fully featured and multi award winning MILC digital camera, perfect for portrait photography
MILC 18.4MP CMOS Black Dec 2015
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Nikon 1 V3 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Nikon 1 V3 number 167 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 66?

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. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, video capture and it is a good size. However they also report unacceptable noise level and that it is expensive.
It has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
5232 x 3488 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixels sensor
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Nikon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 117 in portrait photography cameras. It is also excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 178 in wildlife photography cameras as well being very good for sports photography, ranking number 201 in sports photography cameras.
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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

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Nikon 1 V3 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

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

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website Ephotozine who decided that this Nikon camera was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

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

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 88 out of 100. 25 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was noisy.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

14 customers said in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images and two people who purchased it concluded that it had a good picture resolution.

Users Report That it is Expensive

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was expensive.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 30,771 owner and expert reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Three customers who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Three owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it was lightweight.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Three people said in their reviews that the product was easy to use.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Seven owners said in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus and two owners who purchased it reckoned that it had a good lens.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Four customers reckoned that it was good quality.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, and is under 2 years old, however at £483.00 it is more expensive than 62% of cameras.

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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

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 resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Nikon 1 V3's sensor megapixels of 18.4MP is in the highest 23% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon 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 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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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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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The Nikon 1 V3's ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800 is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 24% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 V3 of 282g is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Nikon 1 V3 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Has a USB Connectivity

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

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon 1 V3 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Nikon 1 V3 has a headphone output, which is unusual. 94% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon 1 V3 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon 1 V3 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 V3 features calendar, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not feature calendar.

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the aspherical lens depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of aspherical lenses are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon 1 V3 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon 1 V3 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Fairly Large Viewfinder Screen Size

Across all the digital cameras the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.17" to 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41". The viewfinder screen size of the Nikon 1 V3 of 0.48" is fairly large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 20% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras. 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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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon 1 V3 has an anti-dust function. 91% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 V3 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon 1 V3 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon 1 V3 has a carrying case. 89% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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

This Nikon 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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Fairly High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The Nikon 1 V3's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 17% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

Nikon released the 1 V3 in December 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon w1030mm, nikon 27695ad, nikon 1v3body, nikon n1v3bk
Barcodes 00018208276950, 00018208938513, 00018208938551, 00018208997770, 00182089385138, 00617689592544, 00617689592551, 00840014164868, 00845251087024, 04960759142368, 08033737553558, 08033737553565

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