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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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
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

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
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
97 ms shutter lag

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

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$378 body only

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
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Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$530 with 20-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$712 body only

$1,103 with 14-42mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

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Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$484 body only

$940 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
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Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$814 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$380 - $447

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
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.