The Good Range of features like slow-motion video and motion snapshot that are fun to use. Excellent viewfinder and screen. Excellent image quality for its class. Excellent HD video quality.
The Bad Control system takes a while to become intuitive. Manual settings aren't easily accessible; options hidden in menus. No art/creative filters. Expensive.
The Bottom Line The Nikon 1 V1 is a lovely interchangeable lens camera, provided you have the time to spend learning its many shooting modes and the price doesn't scare you away.
Nikon 1 V1
The Nikon 1 V1 is one of two interchangeable-lens cameras (ILCs) released by Nikon in 2011.
The V1 is the big, bold and brash brother of the J1. While they share most of the same internals, it's the external design that differentiates them, as well as the price and body construction.
Make no mistake, the Nikon 1 is totally different to the company's SLR range, using a different mount and image sensor. With an optional F-mount adapter, you can mount other, non-Nikon 1 lenses on the camera if you so desire.
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