LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon 1 V2 has a Fixed Type 3" LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
1 V2 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 1,440kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Nikon 1 V2 can shoot continuously at max speed of 15 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec
. 1 V2 also has an electronic shutter which can shoot silently at max speed of 1/16000s
. One thing to keep in mind is that electronic shutter may cause rolling shutter effects on your images in certain conditions.
1 V2 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Nikon 1 V2 features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 73 points to choose from. Nikon 1 V2 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Nikon 1 V2, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60,30 fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Nikon 1 V2 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video
1 V2 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Nikon 1 V2 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Sony Alpha A7 II or Sony Alpha A7 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect 1 V2 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Nikon 1 V2 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 310 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 363 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon 1 V2 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Nikon 1 V2 Features Compared to Main Competitors