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Nikon 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens Kit (White)
 
4.6

(based on 5 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (5)
  • Easy to use (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family photos (5)
    • Travel (5)
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      • Photo enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    5.0

    New Environment

    By general

    from Nebraska

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

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    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Small / Compact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Travel
      • Video
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about Nikon 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens Kit (Black):

      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.

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      4.0

      Light Weight - Nice Images - Good for Tr

      By Traveler

      from Florida West Coast

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      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Fast Shutter Speed
      • Great Resolution
      • Large Clear LCD
      • Light weight
      • Small / Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel

        Comments about Nikon 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens Kit (Black):

        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. Fast shutter speeds and good HD videos. Kit lens (10-30) is nice but I also bought the 6.7-13 and 10-100 for a travel package.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great little camera

        By Rich

        from Sandpoint, ID

        About Me Semi-Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Travel
          • Video
          • Wildlife photos

          Comments about Nikon 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens Kit (Black):

          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.

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          4.0

          Upgrade fron V1

          By dwphoto

          from Long Island, NY

          About Me Semi-Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Fast Shutter Speed
          • Good Battery Life
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Macro Photography
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Wildlife photos

            Comments about Nikon 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens Kit (Black):

            I am a D800 and D300 shooter, but found the V1 to be an interesting and capable camera. This purchase of the V2 was a move to gain better usability in the nikon 1 series. The V2 has proven to be more flexible in varied shooting situations and allows quicker changes to shot parameters and less chance of accidental changes. The camera is an excellent performer and I am happy with the purchase. I was not interested in the V3 because I do not wish to have to deal with the separate viewfinder.

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            5.0

            Works as advertised but shoot in RAW

            By Andy8400

            from Chicago area

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            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Great Resolution
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Travel

              Comments about Nikon 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens Kit (White):

              Great point & shoot but technology has not yet allowed smaller sensors to replace larger ones. Limited low light capability (but way better than a cheap P&S) unless you use flash, which doesn't help for more distant landscapes, etc.

              Noticed reasonably large jump in picture quality when shooting RAW vs. jpeg-fine. Although this is not some great revelation, the differences between the two on my DSLRs are less noticeable. If you use a computer (necessary for RAW), try it.

              This camera is loaded with convenience features (not all of them) and is very attractive and lightweight. It won't match a high end DSLR but is leagues ahead of a smartphone camera. Battery life is OK unless you're going away for over a day. The EVF is clear and meets our needs for a real viewfinder, important since it was a gift for my wife who wears glasses and wanted a quality camera for her own use. A viewfinder, optical or electronic, was a must have feature.

              It gets 5 stars because it meets or exceeds our expectations for its genre. If you want better photos, be prepared to carry around a larger, heavier camera.

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              • Yes

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