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Nikon-1-v3.34247132
7.4 out of 10

Nikon 1 V3

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 1 V3

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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Juerg Rieser, Amazon
2 weeks ago
Overall 10
10

Excellent compared to my D700

Randy, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I purchased this camera as a supplemental travel camera to my D700 so I could leave its heavy lenses at home yet get outstanding results. I have a Panasonic DMC-ZS20 which I wanted to replace so I used both those cameras for comparisons. I was hoping that the Panasonic would be good enough so I could return the Nikon, but I was wrong. In almost all cases the Panasonic was the "also ran." this camera just might replace the D700, too, but not just yet.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, High Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Cost
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Overall 8
8.0

Fantastic …. with some minor issues

Harv, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Just got my hands on the new V3 after a long wait …. positives …. improvement in low light, great at iso 3200 .. I normally shoot ocean sport with a D3s & 600 f4 .. the V3 with 1 Nikkor 70-300 comes scarily close to matching that performance, pretty amazing and what a technological advancement .. the movable rear screen with touch option is sensational, with the 6.7-13 lens I don't even get sand on my knees … few issues though with the viewfinder ..
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Short Battery Life, Viewfinder Not Great
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Overall 10
10

Speedy

stbdtack, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Great little camera. It feels good in the hands and takes superb pictures. With the FT-1 it greatly extends the usefulnees of my plethora of Nikkor FX lenses. Wow!, it's fast!!
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

Performance

lolp, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: this link shows the images of the Nikon 1 V3 as wells some Nikon D200 images http: //lolp.smugmug.com/CBRCThe Nikon 1 V3 was fitted with FT Mount & Nikon 70-200 F2.8 resulting in a 540mm focal length , the D200 was fitted with a new 80-400 AF-S VR -IIINikon 1 V3 build quality is excellent, the camera with grip felt and handled like a pro body camera, and was easy to use.The autofocus speed and lock on is super fast with NO lack of speed when using the FT mount with the...
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Full Dslr Controls, Great Zoom, Small / Compact, Use Any Nikon Lens, Very Long Focal Range
  • Cons: Micro Sd, Short Battery Life
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Overall 10
10

Nikon 1 V3 Camera ..

Marv .., B&H Photo
30 August 2014
  • Excerpt: the Nikon 1 V3 Camera is a great addition to the Nikon line up .. as a Nikon D810 owner I find the Nikon 1 a great 'walk around' camera .. Marv ..
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice so far with one major disappointmen

Galloping Goya, B&H Photo
29 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I'm still learning the camera and it's sweet and compact with great video features. I am howevever disappointed to find that the autofocus feature of the camera will non AS Nikkor lenses using the FT1!lens adaptor. This is a bit irritating as I sought the camera speciphically because I could use my existing Nikkor lenses for wildlife and sports photography.
  • Pros: Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Complicated Controls, Short Battery Life
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Overall 10
10

A fun addition to my camera's

Appleman, B&H Photo
29 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Pay attention to your composition so you don't have to crop drastically and 13x19 prints are no problem. Love the 20 frames a second with continuous focusing and the small size of the camera. Take it anywhere. Focusing is spot on. What if you had a full size sensor? If you are a pixel peeper get a D800.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 10
10

Beyond Expectations

Drumstick, B&H Photo
21 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this camera as a carry around because of the size. I have been using it for about three weeks now and find it to be much more than a point and shoot on steroids. The photo quality is amazing. I shot some waterfront photos that just POP, even in an 11x17 print. the real surprise was the video. I do youth sports videos and have gone the gamut from video camcorders to DSLRs. The HD video is right in the ball park with my D800.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Good Battery Life, Great Resolution, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

Fast camera for action shooting

jerry, B&H Photo
4 August 2014
  • Excerpt: forgot to add this image to initial review. Still working on technique and did not have the V-3 set up "properly" but lots of potential to capture images many other cameras would miss.
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