Excerpt: Bought this to upgrade from V1 which ahs a number of annoying characteristics, worst of which is inability to turn off image review. V2 met all my expectations. Built in flash was handy over Christmas, but it sure would have been nice if it worked with Nikon CLS system.
Excerpt: A nice little camera, but not quite a DSLR replacement. I was surprised to find that the interval timer function was not there, and it is available on a J1. This is supposed to be a more advanced model.
Excerpt: I bought this camera to continue my excursion into the Nikon 1 family. I also own the V1 and V3.The V2 has the benefit of the built-in view finder leaving the hot shoe available for flash. The increase in MP from the V1 is also useful. I pair V2 with the 10-100mm 1 Nikon lens as an always available camera in my car. I continue to develop my skills with the small cameras. Even with VR they require a steady hand.
Excerpt: I got this for the extra reach of the 2.7 crop factor. Using the FT1 adapter it works great with my 70-200mm VRI 2.8 and my 70-300mm VR lens to give the extra reach 540 and 810 at 14MP. If I do my part it makes great clear picture. I also have the D300 and D800, this fits well in my system. I use the view finder for all my shots for me it works well.
Pros: Easy to Use, Great Resolution, Great Zoom, Quick Focus
Excerpt: Bought this because I was tired of lugging a D300S and related lenses on my leisure trips. Achieves the purpose of light weight and nice images. This is not a low light camera so don't expect that kind of performance. However, pushing some interior shots to ISO 3200 on a recent trip showed good results. Impressed with its capability and I like the DSLR-like shape with a built-in viewer. The added GPS unit helps picture location but places a load an batery life.
Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Light weight, Small / Compact
Excerpt: I'd been looking at these cameras for awhile, wanted a small capable camera I could put in my jacket pocket and easily carry on my bicycle. This is it. I'd never handled one prior to ordering it from B&H, and was surprised at the small size when I opened the box. It's like a mini-DSLR, takes very nice photos, shoots in RAW, has a nice bright view finder and is easy to hold in the hand and use. I'm very happy with it.
Excerpt: Great supplement to my Nikon d7000. Controls are easy to use, the ones most often used are readily available, no searching through menus. It's small size and weight are a real treat. Very pleased with the purchase.
Excerpt: I upgraded from a J1 to a V2 mostly to get the viewer and I am happy with the viewer; the J1 was always difficult to use when in bright sunshine and now that problem is solved. A sensor determines when I want the viewer and when I want the back screen and whichever I want to use just turns on automatically. But the V2 gives you more than just the viewfinder and the hot-shoe.
Pros: Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Great Resolution, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact