Nikon V2 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon V2 
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General
Model Number: V2
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $899.95
Street Price: $781.96
Date Available: 2012-11-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 16.1 oz (457 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 4.2 x 3.2 x 1.8 in.
(108 x 82 x 46 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Aptina
Total Megapixels: 15.1
Effective Megapixels: 14.2
Sensor Format: 1 inch
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.62"
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 3072 (10.6 MP, Other),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit NEF RAW, RAW+JPG
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x240, 320x120
Movie Frame Rate: 60i/30p, 60p/30p, 400p, 1200p
Movie File Format: MOV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with AAC sound
Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon 1
Kit Lens: 1 Nikkor 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 VR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 81 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W)- f/5.6 (T)
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: 41mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid autofocus (phase detection/contrast-detect AF): Single-point AF: 135 focus areas; the center 73 areas support phase-detection AF; Auto-area AF: 41 focus areas
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.47-inch, 1440k-dot color TFT LCD, 100% coverage, eye sensor, 18mm eyepoint, -3 to +2 m^-1 diopter
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (ISO 160-6400, 160-3200, 160-800), 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400; in 1 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, incandescent, fluorescent, direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/16000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted (4.5mm), Spot (2mm)
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Close-up, Auto), Best Moment Capture (Slow View and Smart Photo Selector), Advanced movie, Motion Snapshot; Active D-Lighting, In-camera HDR, Live Image Control.
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse: Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Fill flash, fill flash + slow sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction + slow sync, rear-curtain sync, rear curtain + slow sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=6.3m at ISO 160; Range is lens aperture dependent.
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exp Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Accessory port
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional ML-L3 IR remote
Other Connection: HDMI out (Type C, Mini), Multi Accessory Port, Stereo Mic Jack (3.5mm)
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL21
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL21 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 310
Software
Included Software: ViewNX 2 / Short Movie Creator CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or white.

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