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

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
108 lenses
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

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
Battery life
Great battery life
350 shots

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

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$926 body only

$1,293 with 12-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Weight Heavier
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,800 - $1,999 body only

$2,149 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$588 - $616 body only

$706 with 12-32mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Weight Heavier

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 with 10-30mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 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
Nikon 1 J4

Nikon 1 J4

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 with 10-30mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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.