Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera

18 Megapixels18 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Nikon 1 V3 is a Mirrorless Digital Camera with a 1" sensor and a Nikon 1 lens mount. Its 18 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 160-12800 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 160-12800. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 18 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to 22" x 14" at 240 DPI.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/16000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/16000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Nikon 1 V3

The Nikon 1 V3 features a 105-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame. Manual Focus is also available.

Rare triple control-dials are featured on this digital camera, giving the efficient direct control over every exposure-parameter needed by professional photographers. This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Nikon 1 V3 is performed via an Optional EVF. This EVF shows 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandNikon Model1 V3
Sensor 18 Megapixels CMOS *Built-in Phase-Detect AF at 105 points. Sensor Size 13 x 9mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization None Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 160 - 12800 Shutter-Speed 1/16000 - 30s
Lens MountNikon 1 AW-Compatible MountCrop Factor2.7X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 105-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *105 Phase-Detect AF-points & 171 Contrast-Detect AF-points. Tracking AF-C.
Viewfinder Type Optional EVF Viewfinder Size 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Tilting Display Size 1 Megapixels 3" LCD
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes5Portrait, Landscape, Night, Night Portrait, Close-Up
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation -3..+1 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 15 steps
Continuous Drive 60 FPS, Unlimited JPEG *Max 20 FPS with AF between frames. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 3 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level 1 Axis Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Infrared, WiFi Eye-Start Sensor Yes
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes1/60s Max sync with Electronic-Shutter. (GN 5) Flash Sync 1/250s
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:9 *1280x720 @ 120 FPS Slow-Motion. High-speed 768x288 @ 400 FPS, 416x144 @ 1200 FPS. Sound Input Stereo
Video Format Quicktime WiFi Yes
Memory Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 310 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2014-03-13, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 111 x 65 x 33mm (W x H x D) Weight 324g

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Nikon V3 Highlights


Mirrorless digital camera

Sensor-Size: 13 x 9mm

1" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

18 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 160-12800
Nikon 1 Mount
2.7X FLM
Shutter 1/16000-30s
Unknown Size Optional EVFFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
Automatic Eye-Start sensorCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
1 Axis Digital LevelSpot-Metering
Built-in Dust ReductionHot-Shoe
60 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesStereo audio input
1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3" LCD 1 MegapixelsMicro Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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