Nikon 1 V2 Mirrorless Camera

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Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera Nikon 1 V2 - 14MP 1 series camera - Nikon's newest adaptation of their mirrorless digital camera is he same as the first V1, it delivers versatility while avoiding the weight and bulk a DSLR, making it a lightweight digital camera with an interchangeable-lens. The V2 contains a newer, higher-resolution 13.2 x 8.8mm 14.2MP CMOS image sensor. The V2's Hybrid Advanced Autofocus System offers both contrast(135-point) and phase-detection (73-point) autofocus delivering much quicker focusing and shooting as fast as 60 fps (with Autofocus locked). Without AF locked, the maximum continuous speed for shooting is frames per second

The V2 can capture stills using JPEG along with RAW and movies with the MOV format, using H.264/MPEG-4 compression ratio. Integrated tools feature diopter adjustments using the 3.0" LCD screen and a 100% of the view electronic viewfinder. Feature and command buttons allow the V2 to be very simple to use.

Motion Snapshot mode acquires a whole succession of photos with just one press. The V2 displays remarkable low light capabilities due to it's wide 160-6400 ISO range. Smart Photo Selector acquires up to 20 shots with only one click of the shutter, then chooses the five best suited for you.

Using an optional WU-1b Adapter that's Wireless, photos can be wirelessly transferred to your tablet , smartphone, or any other like-minded Wi-Fi device. You can use your smartphone for instantly uploading images to the net or emailing them to family, friends and coworkers. Install the free Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility Adapter iOS- or Android-powered app to remotely connect and control your Nikon 1 V2--to see exactly the same thing your camera sees you can send off images using your smart device - Oct 24, 2012

The available WU-1b mobile adapter lets you easily transfer images wirelessly from your 1 V2 to a tablet or smart phone and even control your camera remotely from your phone. ✓

David Busch's Nikon V1 Guide to Digital Movie and Still Photography Although they share a few features, the Nikon mirrorless V! camera is pretty much different than its cousin, the mirrorless Nikon J1. That's the very reason David Busch wrote a second book, purely dedicated to the more expanded V1 version, rather than try and lump both cameras into a solitary book. The Nikon V1 features a high res electronic viewfinder that's missing in the J1, an LCD with double the resolution, and includes both a mechanical and electronic shutter, plus an accessory shoe allowing add-ons such as a tilt able flash unit and GPS device, plus the capability for using an external mic for even better quality video. Unmistakably, the V1 is a camera for enthusiast's.

See the Sister Nikon 1 J1 Mirrorless Camera

Four lenses will initially be available for both cameras:

Nikkor 1 10mm f/2.8 Prime Lens
Nikkor 1 VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens
Nikkor 1 VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-Zoom
Nikkor 1 VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Zoom

Nikon FT-1 lens mount adapterTo go along with Nikon's initial incursion into the new mirrorless camera field, Nikon has announced several new accessories to work with the V1 and J1 cameras.

The biggest deal of all the accessories is the FT-1 lens mount adapter, which lets you to mount AF-S and AF-I lenses on the Nikon 1 CX cameras. This is seriously important, as those who own Nikon lenses have the opportunity to use their existing lenses on this fresh smaller mirrorless layout. It also should provide for some interesting photography options, such as mounting a big 300mm lens on a miniature sensor to create super zoom factor.

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Body type Rangefinder-style mirrorless  
Max resolution 4608 x 3072  
Image ratio w:h 3:2, 16:9  
Effective pixels 14.2 megapixels  
Sensor size 1" (13.2 x 8.8 mm)  
Sensor type CMOS  
Processor Expeed 3A  
White balance presets 6  
Custom white balance Yes  
Image stabilization Unknown  
Uncompressed format RAW  
Optics & Focus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
Digital zoom No  
Manual focus Yes  
Number of focus points 73  
Lens mount Nikon 1 mount  
Focal length multiplier 2.7  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD No  
Screen size 3"  
Screen dots 921,000  
Touch screen No  
Screen type TFT LCD  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type Electronic  
Viewfinder coverage 100 %  
Viewfinder resolution 1,440,000  
Photography features
Aperture priority Yes  
Shutter priority Yes  
Manual exposure mode Yes  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-Up)  
External flash Yes (Optional SB-N7 mini speedlight )  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain  
Continuous drive Yes (15 fps)  
Self-timer Yes  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation -35 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)  
Videography features
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
Microphone Stereo  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 1072 x 720 (60 fps) 640 x 240 (400), 320 x 120 (1200)  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes  
Wireless Optional  
Remote control Yes (Optional ML-L3)  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-Ion EN-EL21 rechargeable battery & charger  
Weight (inc. batteries) 278 g (0.61 lb / 9.81 oz)  
Dimensions 109 x 82 x 46 mm (4.29 x 3.23 x 1.81")  
Other features
Timelapse recording Yes  
GPS Optional  
GPS notes GP-N100 GPS unit


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