Nikon V3 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon V3 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: V3 
Camera Format: Compact System Camera 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1199.95
Street Price: $1196.95
Date Available: 2014-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 14.3 oz (404 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(111 x 65 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 18.40
Effective Megapixels: 18.4 
Sensor Format: 1-inch type 
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: 5232 x 3488 (18.2 MP, 3:2),
3920 x 2616 (10.3 MP, Other),
2608 x 1744 (4.5 MP, Other),
9600 x 920 (8.8 MP, Other),
4800 x 920 (4.4 MP, Other),
1536 x 4800 (7.4 MP, Other),
1536 x 9600 (14.7 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), Compressed 12-bit NEF RAW, RAW+JPG 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 1280x720, 768x288, 426x144
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/30p, 60p/30p, 120p, 400p, 1200p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: MOV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with PCM audio 
Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon 1 Mount 
Kit Lens: 1 Nikkor 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 VR PD-Zoom
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 81 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W)- f/5.6 (T) - f/16 with 7-blade rounded aperture 
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: 0mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid autofocus (phase detection/contrast-detect AF): Single-point AF: 171 focus areas, the center 105 areas support phase-detection AF; Auto-area AF: 41 focus areas; Subject tracking; Face-priority AF 
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF 
Viewfinder Type: Detachable DF-N1000 EVF: 0.48-inch, 2359k-dot color TFT LCD, 100% coverage, eye sensor, 16mm eyepoint (-1.0 m-1; from viewfinder eyepiece protective glass), -3 to +1 m-1 diopter adjustment, brightness adjustment 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual (custom); 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 modes (Portrait, Night Landscape, Landscape, Night Portrait, Close-up, Auto); Creative mode (includes creative pallet, HDR, easy panorama, soft, miniature effect, selective color, cross process, and toy camera effect); Best Moment Capture mode (includes Slow View, Active Selection, and Smart Photo Selector); Advanced movie mode (includes HD movie, slow motion, fast motion, jump cut, and 4-second movie); Motion Snapshot  
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: Range is lens aperture dependent 
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 (mechanical shutter), 1/60 (electronic shutter) 
Flash Exp Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Nikon 1 Accessory Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC 
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: Yes 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed, WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional ML-L3 IR remote  
Other Connection: Micro (Type D) HDMI, stereo mini-pin jack (3.5mm) 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL20a 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL20a Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 310
Software
Included Software: ViewNX 2 
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New 18.4MP CX-format CMOS sensor, EXPEED 4A image processor, 20fps full-res burst mode with AF (up to 60fps with AF locked), 1080p60 Full HD movies, built-in Wi-Fi. New 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom lens, DF-N1000 Electronic Viewfinder and GR-N1010 Grip included in bundle. Available in black only. 

 




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