Nikon is always known for its excellent cameras and now it has brought one more to its successful 1 V series. The new release is named Nikon 1 V2 and is expected to be a worthy upgrade of its predecessor. The most eye catching feature of it being the interchangeable lenses.

nikon 1 V2

The ones who want a very compact and portable D-SLR will find the new V2 more than attractive. Yes, V2 is very compact with a strong build and yet is light weight. Even though one may find it small, it is so much filled with features that can help you to get the best shots which are not possible with some of the best cameras in the market.

The V2 has the Electronic View Finder (EVF) function which enables one to take excellent pictures and also a flash. This new member of the Nikon family can be used for both automatic shots and also has a boatload of shooting settings for those who prefer it that way. The latter is what the professionals are fond of.

The latest image processing engine EXPEED 3A is being used here and it also has a CMOS engine sensor with a built in super speed AF which enables the camera to offer a pixel count of 14.2 million pixels. Because of these features one can expect a very fast performance from this camera. There is also a slow view function, where the camera takes a series of pictures and replays them in slow motion.

Nikon 1 V2 comes with a live image control features which displays the result of each control in the monitor. This will enable the user to have a clear idea on how to make use of the adjustments to get their intended pictures. There are four controls which can be previewed using the live image control feature. They are Active D-Lighting, Background Softening, Motion Control, and Brightness Control.

The camera dial can be used to access the menu where one can adjust focus mode, balance, AF-area mode, Picture Control, ISO sensitivity, and metering mode settings. Eight shooting modes are present in the new 1 V2 which are Auto mode, programmed auto (P), shutter-priority auto(S), aperture-priority auto (A), and manual (M) exposure modes, Best Moment Capture mode, Motion Snapshot mode, and Advanced Movie mode. These modes can be accessed by directing rotating the dial.

There is support for the Mount adapter FT1. This means F-Mount Nikkor lenses can be used with the V2. HDMI output is also supported by which one will be able to see the recorded videos and captured pictures on HD television. It also offers support for Eye-Fi memory cards through which we can transfer images and movies wirelessly.