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Nikon 1 V2 review

Nikon 1 gets serious

As part of our image quality testing for the Nikon 1 V2, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 160 the Nikon 1 V2 is capable of resolving up to around 20 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

JPEG

Nikon 1 V2 review

Full ISO 160 image, see the cropped (100%) versions below.

Nikon 1 V2 review

ISO 160, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 200, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 400, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 800, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 1600, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 3200, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon 1 V2 review

ISO 6400, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Raw

Nikon 1 V2 review

ISO 160, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon 1 V2 review

ISO 200, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon 1 V2 review

ISO 400, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon 1 V2 review

ISO 800, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon 1 V2 review

ISO 1600, score: 16 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon 1 V2 review

ISO 3200, score: 16 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Nikon 1 V2 review

ISO 6400, score: 16 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Effective Camera Resolution14.2 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product Family1
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom3x, 3x (Lens 1) - 3.6x (Lens 2)
Digital ZoomNo
Brand NameNikon
FeaturesSelf-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Live View, Time Lapse Function
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMOV, MPEG-4 AVC
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Weight (Approximate)278 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE, RoHS
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3072
Maximum Frame Rate1200 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Camera Resolution15.1 Megapixel
HDMIYes
Camera AssemblyBody with Lens Kit
HD Movie ModeYes
Battery Model SupportedEN-EL21
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height81.6 mm
Width107.8 mm
Depth45.9 mm
Autofocus Points135
Focal Length10 mm to 30 mm (Lens 1) - 30 mm to 110 mm (Lens 2)
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Audio FormatsAAC
Flash ModesFill Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Rear Curtain Sync, Slow Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Auto Flash
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelV2
Product Name1 V2 Mirrorless Camera
Product Line1
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberVVA111K003
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Why compromise when you want to travel light? The Nikon 1 V2 ensures you don't have to.

With a 14.2-megapixel super high-speed AF CMOS sensor, high ISO, and direct access to manual controls, you get detailed images just the way you want them even in low light.

Combining speed, power, and precision in a seriously small body, this is a versatile main camera and a great second camera that you'll end up putting first more often than you'd expect.

Battery Life310 Shot
Package Contents
  • 1 V2 Mirrorless Camera
  • 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6
  • 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6
  • EN-EL21 Rechargeable Li-ion battery (With Terminal Cover)
  • MH-28 Battery Charger
  • BF-N1000 Body Cap
  • BS-N3000 Multi Accessory Port Cover
  • UC-E19 USB Cable
  • AN-N1000 Strap
  • User's Manual
  • Reference Manual CD
  • Software CD-ROM
Display Resolution921000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone, Speaker