Updated (September 2011): Compare the Nikon 1 V1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

51

Nikon 1 V1

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
667 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
108 lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Color depth
Great color depth
21.3 bits
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
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-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 body only

$450 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$750 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Mirrorless interchangeable-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

$250 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder No viewfinder
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 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3
Lumix DMC-G3
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Nikon 1 V1
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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.