Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera Announced, Price, Specs, Release Date

Nikon is now officially announced the Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera the latest addition to the company’s mirrorless lineup.

The Nikon 1 V3 features a new 18.4 megapixel 1″-type CMOS sensor with on-chip phase detection that covers nearly 100% of the frame, the Expeed 4A processor, 20 fps with continuous AF, and 60 fps with single AF.

The V3 specs list also include twin dial control, a tilting 3-inch touchscreen LCD, manual exposure control, 1080/60p video, and built-in Wi-Fi.

The Nikon 1 V3 is the first mirrorless camera to feature 120fps HD slow-mo at 1280 x 720 resolution. Nikon have added an electronic stabilisation mode (called EVR) and 1080/60p to round out the spec.

Nikon also announced the electronic viewfinder DF-N1000 and external grip GR-N1010 that will be sold separately.

Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera Announced, Price, Specs, Release Date

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Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera Price

Nikon 1 V3 Digital Camera with 1 NIKKOR 10-30mm PD-Zoom Lens, DF-N1000 Electronic Viewfinder and GR-N1010 Grip price is $1,196.95. The new Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera will be available from April 17, 2014 from the camera stores below.

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Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera Features & Specifications

Exceptional Video Performance and a Dynamic Feature Set

When still images are not enough, the Nikon 1 V3 sports an outstanding number of video features that today’s multimedia photographer can take advantage of. The V3 is capable of recording Full HD video at 1080/60p with Movie e-VR (Electronic Vibration Reduction) which helps to eliminate camera shake to record smooth and clear movies. Full-time continuous AF is also possible during video recording, helping maintain critical HD focus, while the versatile CX-format sensor assists in creating video with a beautiful shallow depth of field. The V3 can also capture slow motion video at an impressive 120 frames-per-second (fps) in high quality 720p HD. Additionally, users can capture full resolution still images during video recording, rounding out an impressive and comprehensive stable of video features at the user’s disposal.

In another first for the Nikon 1 series, the V3 features built-in Wi-Fi connectivity2, helping users seamlessly share every unforgettable moment. Connect to a compatible smart phone or tablet and share precious photos with friends and family by uploading them to social networks. The Nikon 1 V3 also empowers the user to unleash their creativity, with fun and unique shooting options for all levels of photographer. The V3 offers a wealth of creative modes previously found in models like the Nikon 1 AW1 and Nikon 1 J3, including Miniature Effect, Easy Panorama and Selective Color, in addition to new modes like Creative Palette, Toy Camera and Cross Process, for a truly customized photography experience. Mainstay Nikon 1 System features such as Slow View, Live Image Control and Motion Snapshot return in this iteration of the V-Series, further enhancing a dynamic and versatile feature set for even the most demanding of photographers.

Elegant Styling, Superior Operability

The Nikon 1 V3 has been ergonomically designed to allow the user to shoot comfortably and confidently in a variety of shooting scenarios. The extremely compact yet sophisticated body sports conveniently placed external controls with two programmable function buttons, allowing the enthusiast to tailor their camera to their own personal shooting style. An additional function button is added with the optional GR-N1010 grip, a lightweight option that provides steadier handling, as well as an additional shutter button and sub-command dial that will be familiar to D-SLR shooters.

Another innovative addition to the Nikon 1 Series is the V3’s new tilting, touch-panel 3-inch LCD monitor that allows photographers to compose brilliant images and HD video from various new angles. This thin and versatile monitor is a convenient tool for adjusting settings on the go, affording the user the ability to quickly trigger the shutter when capturing a photo or change the focus point when capturing video by simply touching the screen. Playback is seamless and a new Highlight Display function helps the user to spot washed-out highlights after shooting. Additionally, a Virtual Horizon feature with pitching detection helps frame landscapes and architecture with rich detail and beautiful focus.

As part of the versatile Nikon 1 System of advanced cameras with interchangeable lenses, the Nikon 1 V3 is compatible with eleven 1 NIKKOR lens options ranging from ultra-wide-angle to telephoto, while users can also employ their arsenal of NIKKOR glass using the optional FT-1 Mount Adapter. Users can also take advantage of the Nikon 1 System’s 2.7x crop factor for increased range when shooting sports or wildlife, making it an ideal companion for the D-SLR shooter. Nikon also offers an optional external high resolution 2359k-dot electronic viewfinder (EVF), the DF-N1000, and optional multi-accessory grip, the GR-N1010, alongside the Nikon 1 V3 for increased control and handling. The V3 also maintains compatibility with Nikon 1 external flashes and the ME-1 external microphone (with the AS-N1000 Multi Accessory Port Adapter).

Go Farther with New 1 NIKKOR lenses

Announced alongside the Nikon 1 V3, Nikon has introduced two new 1 NIKKOR lens offerings. Kitted with the V3, the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom is an evolved compact zoom lens, ready for nearly any situation. Sporting a useful 3x zoom (27-81mm equivalent), the new 10-30mm lens is equipped with a unique power drive zoom dial that allows for simple and smooth zoom capability, ideal for capturing sharp and steady HD video.

Nikon 1 V3 Includes

  • Nikon 1 V3 Camera
  • 1 NIKKOR 10-30mm f/3.5 5.6 VR PD-Zoom Lens (Black)
  • EN-EL20A Battery
  • MH-29 Charger
  • AN-N1000 Strap
  • UC-E20 Micro USB Cable
  • BF-N1000 Body Cap
  • DF-N1000 Electronic Viewfinder
  • GR-N1010 Grip
  • BS-N4000 Cover for Multi Accessory Port
  • Nikon View NX 2/Short Movie Creator CD-ROM
  • Reference Manual CD
  • User Manual
  • Nikon U.S.A. 1 Year Warranty

Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Camera Product Images

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