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

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$867 body only

$599 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 body only

$1,250 with 45-150mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 with 14-42mm lens

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

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$264 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 body only

$750 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth

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.