Nikon 1 V1 / J1 Review
Nikon 1 J1 and V1 specifications
|Nikon J1||Nikon V1|
|Price||• $649.95 - Body + 10-30mm
• $899.95 - Body + 10-30mm & 10mm
• $899.95 - Body + 10-30mm & 30-110mm
• $929.95 - Pink Body + 10-30mm, 30-110mm, two lens hoods, strap and lens cloth.
|• $899.95 - Body + 10-30mm
• $1149.95 - Body + 10-30mm & 10mm
• $1149.95 - Body + 10-30mm & 30-110mm
|Body material||Aluminium alloy||Magnesium and Aluminium alloy|
|Sensor|| 13.2 mm x 8.8 mm CMOS sensor
10.1 million effective pixels
|Image sizes||• 3872 x 2592
• 2896 x 1944
• 1936 x 1296
• 3840 x 2160 (Motion Snapshot)
|Aspect ratio||3:2, 16:9|
1920 x 1080/60i*
|File format|| NEF (RAW)
MOV, H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding compression, AAC audio
|Lens mount|| Nikon 1 mount
Approx. 2.7x lens focal length (Nikon CX-format)
|Focus|| Hybrid autofocus (phase detection/contrast-detect AF); AF-assist illuminator|
|AF area|| Single-point (135 points)
Auto-area (41 points)
|Lens Servo|| Autofocus (AF): Single AF (AF-S); continuous AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); fulltime AF (AF-F)
Manual focus (MF)
|Focus distance|| Standard mode 0.6m (wide) / 1.0m (tele)
Macro mode 0.2m - (wide) / 0.9m (tele)
Super Macro mode Closest focusing distance: 1cm
|ISO sensitivity||• Auto
• High Auto
• Manual ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Hi 1 (6400 equiv.)
|Exposure compensation|| +/- 3 EV
1/3 EV steps
|metering||TTL metering using image sensor
|Shutter speed||Electronic Shutter
1/16000 sec. –30 sec.
1/4000 sec. –30 sec.
1/16000 sec. –30 sec.
|Modes|| Programmed auto with flexible program
Scene auto selector
|Shooting Modes|| Still image (3:2)
Smart Photo Selector (3:2)
Movie (HD 16:9, slow motion 8:3)
Motion Snapshot (16:9)
|White balance|| Auto
|Picture Control system|| Standard
|Flash||Built-in||External, via accessory port|
Rear curtain sync
|Flash Range||Approx. 5/16 m/ft @ ISO 100||N/A|
|Electronic Viewfinder||No|| 0.47-in., approx. 1440k-dot color TFT LCD viewfinder
|LCD monitor|| 3.0" / 7.5 cm LCD
| 3.0" / 7.5 cm LCD
|Continous shooting|| Electronic (Hi): Approx. 10, 30, or 60 fps
Other modes: Up to 5 fps (single AF or manual focus, S Shutter-priority auto or M Manual exposure mode, shutter speed 1/250 s or faster, and other settings at default values)
|Connectivity|| DC input
Combined A/V & USB output
USB 2.0 compatible
| DC input
Combined A/V & USB output
USB 2.0 compatible
Multi accessory port
|Power||Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (EN-EL20)||Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (EN-EL15)|
|Weight (body only)||9.7oz (277g)||10.4oz (294g)|
|Dimensions||4.4"W x 2.4"H x 1.2"D
(112mm x 61mm x 30mm)
|4.8"W x 3.0"H x 1.4"D
(122mm x 76mm x 36mm)
|10-30mm lens, Red, Standard Packaging|
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