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

78

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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
Many lenses available
Lens availability
108 lenses
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%

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-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,195 with 14-140mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$354 with 14-42mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Size Smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$536 body only

$1,003 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$440 - $498 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D

Pro DSLR

$1,199 body only

$1,599 with 17-85mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen resolution Much lower resolution 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.