Updated (September 2011): Compare the Nikon 1 V1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

51

Nikon 1 V1

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
108 lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Badge
Phase detection video autofocus
fast and accurate

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$345 with 14-42mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$602 body only

$598 - $650 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Larger

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$184 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
Lumix DMC-G3
Panasonic

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Nikon 1 V1
1 V1
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rudolf (0:19 AM, July 15, 2012)
Lumix still have its slr style design which makes their camera look bulky. The nikon, apart from being stylish and elegance, it also make its user a classy people.