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

79

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
108 lenses
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,020 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$519 body only

$629 - $749 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Size Much larger

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$214 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A

Boutique

$734

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-m

Pentax K-m

Entry-level DSLR

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen size Much smaller screen

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.