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Nikon V2 Digital Camera

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18 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

The reviewers at PhotographyBlog.com and Hardwarezone.com.ph both said that concluded that they would recommend this Nikon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

An additional two expert review sites both thought that this camera was good. This Nikon digital camera received an Ephotozine "Highly Recommended" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Photoreview.com.au who thought it was brilliant.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this Nikon camera is 79 out of 100 based on thirty-one expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews.

Owner Reviews Are Good

The average owner rating of this Nikon digital camera is 85 out of 100 based on 123 owner reviews.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Eight Nikon V2 reviewers said in their reviews that the Nikon V2 had a good viewfinder. Dgm wrote in their review on Amazon “It has a clear Electronic Viewfinder and this model is a handy, if expensive, portable companion to a DSLR”. Elizabeth Grimshaw wrote in her review of the Nikon V2 “Has the all important viewfinder” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Three years ago Hst Southern Md mentioned in their review “I have always been on the lookout for a small pocket camera that takes reasonably good pictures and has a viewfinder”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had an electronic viewfinder. Albert said “I like having option of a EVF for certain situations, like sunny days” in his Nikon V2 review. Amateurphotographer.co.uk gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned “The EVF, fast shooting rate”.

Two Nikon V2 owners who bought the Nikon V2 mentioned that it was mirrorless. Ephotozine.com wrote “The Nikon 1 V2 is an excellent advancement in the mirrorless camera market” in their review and scored the product 5 stars. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “With the V2, Nikon has reworked its high-end mirrorless camera, giving it a more classic design” and gave the Nikon V2 a rating of 80 out of 100.

One Nikon V2 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au said four years ago “Movies that look good on the screen” .

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Good Quality Lens

Eight customers who bought the Nikon V2 considered that it had a good lens. Albert said “Excellent interchangeable lens travel camera”. Albert also wrote “Looking forward to getting the 18.5mm fast lens and 10-100 mm zoom, which will make this camera even more useful when traveling”. Andrew Ellis scored the product 4 stars and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Should be available in the UK as a body only for those upgrading from another 1 series that already has the kit lens”.

Eight Nikon V2 owners thought the product had a good autofocus. Albie said “When the kids are running around the Nikon 1 camera's video keep the kids in focus in good light” and rated the Nikon V2 4 stars. Kymerator wrote in their review of the Nikon V2 four years ago “It's fast to focus”. Lee Mclaughlin said on Amazon “While I love the new focus speed and feature for looping a group of frames in slow motion in order to select the perfect moment” in his Nikon V2 review.

Several people who bought it thought it had a good zoom. Albert mentioned on Amazon “The V2 with lens attached is about the same size as a super zoom, so smaller than a DSLR”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Abduulla A. mentioned “Even with 70-300 you will get 810mm f5.6 which is so good and the image is so sharp” in their review of the Nikon V2. Chrismastacam gave it a score of 4 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “If you are looking for a good balance between excellent image quailty, compact size”. Dgm gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Nikon V2 “The kit 10-30mm takes high quality photos in normal conditions”.

Eleven Nikon V2 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Albert mentioned on Amazon “I like the various shooting modes”. Andrew Ellis rated it 80 out of 100 and he said “Nice increase in resolution Good implementation of the Function button for changing various items quickly” in his review of this digital camera. Four years ago Mrc wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Continous shooting is also fast”.

Three Nikon V2 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au said “Nikon.)A new 14.2-megapixel (effective) sensor replaces the 10.1-megapixel chip in the V1, although the chip size remains relatively small, compar” in their review of the Nikon V2.

One customer reckoned that the product had a good ISO range. Wileec mentioned on Amazon “I had hoped they would have improved the ISO performance some and addressed the limitations imposed when the FT-1 is attached”.

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Good Size

Several Nikon V2 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Albert said “The charger is compact (plugs fold in” in his review of this digital camera. Four years ago Andrew Ellis gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “Still very light and compact and an ideal walk about camera” in his review of the Nikon V2. Andrew Ellis also wrote “Still very small and compact and super sharp Nikon 1 series lenses (especially the 18, 5mm F1.8)Nice big gripProper Mode DialAbility to turn off the image reviewStill has super fast AF”.

Some customers who purchased the Nikon V2 concluded that it was a good weight. Michael Wu scored the product 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “My goal was to find a camera that is light weight, small in size” in his review of the Nikon V2. Michael Wu also mentioned “The weight is hardly noticeable in comparison”.

Some customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was lightweight. Dk wrote “We're back to buy two more, because they are very good lightweight cameras” in their review of this digital camera. Michael Wu rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “You pay a premium for lightweight”.

Some Nikon V2 owners who reviewed the product thought it was good physically. Three years ago K. L. Dove wrote in their review on Amazon “OK, so it has a physically small sensor”. Kymerator mentioned “In the long run, I would have been just as happy/miserable carrying my Canon Rebel T2i even though it is physically larger” in their review of the Nikon V2.

One person who reviewed this digital camera said that it was easy to carry around. C. Norris gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Easy to carry - unobtrusive”. One Nikon V2 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. Michael Wu rated the Nikon V2 as excellent and he wrote in his Nikon V2 review “Don't want to lug around a heavy DSLR”.

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Easy to Use

A number of Nikon V2 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Abduulla A. said on Amazon “Very help full camera to use with Dslr nikon lens with the help of ft-1 adpter” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 4 stars. Albie said “Better controls make the V2 easier to use than the J1”. Amazon Customer wrote “Easy to use however when using for a long time camera overheats” in their review.

A few customers said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Five years ago Ukstevens mentioned “Because of the shape change it sits really comfortable in the hand” in their review of this digital camera. Trustedreviews.com said “The addition of an exposure mode dial on the top-plate and a comfortable handgrip both make the V2 a much more enjoyable camera to shoot with” in their Nikon V2 review and gave this digital camera a rating of 70 out of 100.

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Robust

Some Nikon V2 owners who purchased it agreed that it was well made. Albie said four years ago “The V2 has a built in flash” in their Nikon V2 review and scored it 4 stars. Andrew Ellis rated it 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his Nikon V2 review on Amazon “Built in pop up Speedlight good for fill”. Four years ago Mrc wrote “Build & Feel are strong and hefty.”.

Nice Design

A number of customers mentioned that the product was good looking. Wileec wrote “Pretty good to excellent light” . Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert review site CNET.co.uk “A beautifully designed and constructed compact camera with a lens system that brings out the strengths of the compact interchangeable lens form factor”. Four years ago expert review site Brisbanetimes.com.au mentioned in their review of the Nikon V2 “We kept the beautiful little V2 for longer than we normally would because we didn't want to part with it”.

A number of people agreed that it was well designed. A number of Nikon V2 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was neat.

One Nikon V2 owner who purchased it said that it was smooth. K. L. Dove scored the product 5 stars and wrote “Focusing is smooth and fast and the retractable lenses keep the unit compact when not in use” in their Nikon V2 review.

One Nikon V2 reviewer said in their reviews that it was a good design.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers agreed that it was good quality. Four years ago A Walne mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Great performance compact and easy to use, picture quality great”. Chrismastacam wrote on Amazon “Sports photography due to the very fast autofocus and excellent image quality” in their Nikon V2 review. Dgm said four years ago “A well designed compact camera” and scored it 4 stars.

Good Flash

Several Nikon V2 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good flash. Albert mentioned in his review of the Nikon V2 on Amazon “The flash is decent”. Photoreview.com.au mentioned in their review “Angled front view of the Nikon 1 V2 with the 10-30mm kit lens and the new built-in flash popped up” and gave the Nikon V2 a rating of 4 stars.

Good Support

Several Nikon V2 reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it had good technical guidance. Ukstevens said on Amazon “Now has more manual controls to hand without having to dive into the menu as with the V1” in their review and scored the product very highly. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “Buying Guide Best compact system camera It's clear that Nikon has put some considerable thought into the upgrade of its Nikon 1 V1 camera in the shape of the Nikon 1 V2”. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.my wrote “An improved grip and better manual hand” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Video Capture

A few customers reckoned that it was good for video recording. Albie mentioned in their Nikon V2 review on Amazon four years ago “The V2 video is very good”. Mrc said on Amazon “Video is the best ive seen in any camera” in their review. Expert review site Photographyblog.com said in their review of this digital camera “60fps with fixed-point autofocus, Full 1080p HD video captur” and scored it 4 stars.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

On average Nikon cameras have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all cameras produced by Nikon.

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Good Technical Features

A few customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Ephotozine.com wrote “There are stunning new features such as Slow View” in their review. Expert website Cnet.com.au said “With a comfortable shooting design and plenty of features” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars. Amateurphotographer.co.uk gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review “Resolution there are some superb features”.

Good Battery Life

A number of customers considered that it had a good battery life. Four years ago Andrew Ellis wrote “Another new battery (why Nikon?)Not a massive step up in detail or ISO quality over the V1No Auto ISO to 400 (now the minimum is Auto ISO to 800”. S. E. Evans. mentioned “It has a good battery life and is a pleasure to use” in their review of the Nikon V2.

Acceptable Noise Level

A few Nikon V2 reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it was noisy. Albert mentioned on Amazon “The V2 limits itself to 14 megapixels, so with the larger sensor noise is much better than a travel zoom/point” in his review of this digital camera. Four years ago Chrismastacam said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Up to about 800iso very pleasing noise control - which suits me well for sports”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was quiet.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon V2 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras that have been available for the last year also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most cameras that were launched in the last year do not support wi-Fi. The Nikon V2 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other new comparable spec digital cameras, the Nikon V2 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon V2 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the V2 also do not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other latest cameras, the Nikon V2 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon V2 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for the last year also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months, the Nikon V2 does not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other latest cameras, the Nikon V2 does not have a built-in flash.

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1 Other reason to consider the Nikon V2

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when this camera was released.

4 Awards

hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(54)
26 May 2014

Forget everything you've read about the V1 because the V2 is a new start and it's a very different camera indeed. In fact, it's good enough to go straight into our list of desirable compact system... Read more…

7 February 2014

The Nikon 1 V2 is the successor to the V1. This is more than a cosmetic upgrade: the V2 has a built-in flash, is therefore a bit bigger and now seems like a DSLR in pocket size. The sensor has a... Read more…

7 March 2013

DateMarch 7, 2013 (0) Read later This 14-megapixel compact system camera uses Nikon's CX format sensor - larger than a standard compact but smaller than Micro Four Thirds. It has an... Read more…

We kept the beautiful little V2 for longer than we normally would because we didn't want to part with it. This is one of the sweetest cameras around, a worthy competitor for the Olympus and...

The V2 is a nice little camera for the average snapshooter who wants to take still pictures and movies that look good on the screen. It provides a decent range of adjustable controls and enough...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 by Felix
(Verified Purchase)

The follow items missing: EN-EL21 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery MH-28 Battery Charger UC-E19 USB Cable BS-N3000 Multi Accessory Port Cover BF-N1000 Body Cap AN-N1000 Strap ViewNX 2 Short Movie... Read more…

Reviewed 10 August 2016 by Mr. S. C. Booth
(Verified Purchase)

Great little camera this, well worth the purchase.

(Verified Purchase)

Very help full camera to use with Dslr nikon lens with the help of ft-1 adpter. its help me to make my nikon 70-200 f2.8 with 1.7 teleconvertet to be 918mm f4.5 which is very help full to take... Read more…

Reviewed 5 April 2016 by Novac
(Verified Purchase)

Superb small DSLR. A great walk around small camera and has a lovely range of excellent quality lenses to fit. Must have before it disappears of the shelf !

Reviewed 21 September 2015 by Klaus holzapfel
(Verified Purchase)

This one is much smaller and lighter than the V1 and has a built-in flash. It was a no-brainer to upgrade.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon vhl004, nikon cbn4000, nikon vhl004b, nikon cbn4000s, nikon vhl004bw, nikon cbn4000sa, nikon vva112k001
Barcodes 00018208036172, 00018208037179, 00018208928972

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