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Model Name: Nikon V2 
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Successor: Nikon V3
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General
Model Number: V2
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $899.95
Street Price: $716.83
Date Available: 2012-11-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 16.1 oz (457 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.2 x 3.2 x 1.8 in.
(108 x 82 x 46 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Aptina
Effective Megapixels: 14.2
Sensor Format: 1 inch
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.86 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 50
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.2
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.8
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 403
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 3072 (10.6 MP, Other),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit NEF RAW, RAW+JPG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 60.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x240 (400p)
320x120 (1200p)
Movie File Format: MOV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with AAC sound
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon 1
Lens: 1 Nikkor 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 VR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27.0 - 81.0 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W)- f/5.6 (T)
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 40.5mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid autofocus (phase detection/contrast-detect AF): Single-point AF: 135 focus areas; the center 73 areas support phase-detection AF; Auto-area AF: 41 focus areas
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.47-inch, 1440k-dot color TFT LCD, 100% coverage, eye sensor, 18mm eyepoint, -3 to +2 m^-1 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: 1,440,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 160
ISO Settings: Auto (ISO 160-6400, 160-3200, 160-800), 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400; in 1 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, incandescent, fluorescent, direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/16000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted (4.5mm), Spot (2mm)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Close-up, Auto), Best Moment Capture (Slow View and Smart Photo Selector), Advanced movie, Motion Snapshot; Active D-Lighting, In-camera HDR, Live Image Control.
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Fill flash, fill flash + slow sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction + slow sync, rear-curtain sync, rear curtain + slow sync
Flash Guide Number: 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=6.3m at ISO 160; Range is lens aperture dependent.
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Accessory port
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit NEF RAW, RAW+JPG
Movie File Format: MOV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with AAC sound
Included Memory: 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional ML-L3 IR remote
Connections (extended): HDMI out (Type C, Mini), Multi Accessory Port, Stereo Mic Jack (3.5mm)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.32
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.32
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.31
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 60.6
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 40
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 58.8
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 40
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 62.5
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 40
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.07
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.055
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.39
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.055
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus, Auto-area AF mode = 0.148s
Startup Time: 2.1
Play -> Record Time: 0.6
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 2.1
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL21
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL21 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 310
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: ViewNX 2 / Short Movie Creator CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or white.


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