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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Nikon 1 V1

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

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Nikon 1 V1

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
667 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
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
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$891 body only

$750 with 10-30mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 - $1,797 with 10-30mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$380 - $448

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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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.