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Nikon1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens Kit (Black)
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (8)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • Large clear LCD (7)
  • Fast shutter speed (5)
  • Good battery life (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel (8)
    • Family photos (7)
    • Wildlife (5)
    • Sports/action (4)
    • Video (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

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    5.0

    Great lightweight camera

    By Mel

    from Texas

    Comments about 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens Kit (Black):

    I needed a lighter set up after my D700 and lenses started adding to my back problems. I enjoy hiking, and my current equipment is just too heavy now. This little camera and the 2 lenses are perfect.
    I'm happy with the image quality, I only wish it came with a circular polorizer and extra battery. That will be my next purchase.
    It's easy to figure out where menu items are, use was easy for me.

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    5.0

    Just what we wanted.

    By Tomkat

    from Northern Kentucky

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Fast Shutter Speed
    • Good Battery Life
    • Good in Low Light
    • Great Resolution
    • Great Zoom
    • Large Clear LCD
    • Small / Compact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Macro Photography
      • Travel
      • Video
      • Wildlife photos

      Comments about 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens Kit (Black):

      Just the right size for vacation and local adventures. The 10-30mm and 30-110mm lenses offer the options we need for family, nature and creative shots. Great help from B&H. We could have purchased a full DSLR but opted for a smaller camera. Added the flash and other items to round out the complete package.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      A good camera! No surprises!

      By Doc Pete W

      from Curitiba, Brazil

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Fast Shutter Speed
      • Good Build
      • Good grip
      • Great Resolution
      • Image Quality
      • Large Clear LCD
      • Small / Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Travel
        • Video

        Comments about 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens Kit (White):

        I bought this camera in substitution of a Nikon 1 J3, to be used in travel situations due to its reduced weight/size and the overall quality of the pictures and build of these cameras. The grip of the 1 J3 wasn't good at all and it lacked an electronic viewfinder, which were corrected in the 1 V2, and both these additions are excellent. Although I don't have a final opinion on the matter, apparently the battery life also was improved. On the other hand, the Easy Panorama function of the 1 J3, which I liked very much, was removed from the 1 V2. Recently I acquired a FT1 adapter to be used with other F Nikkor lenses I have, and it works perfectly. The manual focus could be better, though.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        The best in class

        By Bob The Designer

        from Los Angeles, CA

        About Me Semi-Pro Photographer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Fast Shutter Speed
        • Good Battery Life
        • Good in Low Light
        • Great Resolution
        • Great Zoom
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Sports/Action
          • Travel
          • Video
          • Wildlife photos

          Comments about 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens Kit (Black):

          This is the best digital camera I have owned. I had a Sony mirrorless and it was poorly made, the metering was meh and the touch screen hard to see into. This camera is the opposite. Solid, the best metering on auto, great live motion capture. Unbelievable video and audio.

          I use the camera for both business and pleasure and love it. The battery lasts, the resolution is amazing and the resulting color is beyond description!

          I love this camera!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NI

          By jt

          from connecticut

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Travel

            Comments about 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens Kit (Black):

            Great small size. Easy to travel with or just to have with you. IQ not bad given the small sensor.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            Wow!

            By Grasshopper Mouse

            from La Grande, OR

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

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            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Fast Shutter Speed
            • Good in Low Light
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel
              • Weddings/Events
              • Wildlife photos

              Comments about 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens Kit (White):

              I am an amateur photographer that has learned a great deal by trial and error. I wanted a light camera with speed capable of capturing photos of our local raptors on the wing and the lightning fast moves of my niece. While many hardcore Nikon users were unimpressed by a mirrorless camera, let alone something as small as this one, a few more open minded bloggers raved about the fps speed and the film-like quality of the images. After a week or so of reading and price shopping, I decided that the price point for the fps speed was favorable (comparable fps on an SLR came at thousands of dollars more in price). I am extremely happy with my purchase. The quality of my images, ease of use, size, and NO LAG are wonderful. Great buy.

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 7
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              • No

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              5.0

              Perfect size, great quality

              By celinabg

              from Mexico

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Fast Shutter Speed
              • Good Battery Life
              • Great Resolution
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Small / Compact

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Travel

                Comments about 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens Kit (Black):

                This is the perfect camera when traveling with 3 kids and want great quality photos. Ligth and very easy to handle.

                • Ease of Operation:
                • 10
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Versatile Everything-Docs need help

                By RockyP

                from Columbia, SC

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Good Battery Life
                • Great Resolution
                • Great Zoom
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Travel
                  • Weddings/Events
                  • Wildlife photos

                  Comments about 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens Kit (White):

                  It was a hard decision V1 or V2. Based on looks and so many improvements, despite the higher price, I went with the V2 and am elated with the camera. The camera feels VERY solid and stable. Every time I pick it up, there is something new to be found. 14MP pictures are awesome. The viewfinder (which only comes on when your eye is looking through it) comes in very handy especially in bright light. The oversize battery does not seem to run out of energy. There are so many creative touches to the camera, that the book does not do it justice. I shot professionally with 35mm and an RB67, and the V2 does in inexperienced hands what I could have done professionally. Sometimes the shot is a fraction too early or late. The V2 compensates and records multiple shots - play back the series and save the best one. It makes timing look awesome. The 2 lenses cover all needs from 27mm to 300mm, and the package together is lighter than a D5200 with the standard lens. Another nice feature, the filter size is 40.5mm - the same for both lens, so you can save on special effects. Storage is immense. With a 16MB card, I can get 3,200 4MP pictures.The ONLY drawback is in the documentation. I'm a visual person and reading the 236 page manual is as painful as it gets (I got to page 40 before falling asleep the first time). I wish NIKON would have made and included an instructional video explaining the functions of the camera in lieu of the book. I wrote to them, and none is planned. That is a shame because the camera can do so many things. This looks like a long term commitment - and I'm happy!

                  • Ease of Operation:
                  • 10
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Terrific Update!

                  By Doug

                  from Mooresville, NC

                  About Me Semi-Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Good Battery Life
                  • Large Clear LCD
                  • Small / Compact

                  Cons

                  • Poor in Low Light

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Travel
                  • Video
                  • Wildlife photos

                  Comments about 1 V2 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens Kit (Black):

                  Nikon's new v2 improves on the V1 in several respects, including improved controls, faster frame rate, a built-in flash and a useful grip.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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