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walk43 Gold Member  Pennsylvania, US  Nikonian since 07th Feb 2012 Thu 20-Dec-12 10:43 PM
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"DXO Scores V1 Higher than V2"



I just read on the DPR Nikon 1 Forum that DXO scored the V1 sensor at 54 and the V2 at 50. See the DPR Nikon 1 Forum for more details or go to the DXO site. Glad I got the V1 kit for $299!!

Dan
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Reply message RE: DXO Scores V1 Higher than V2 glennaa11 Silver Member
21st Dec 2012
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Reply message RE: DXO Scores V1 Higher than V2 nwcs Silver Member Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Landscape and Wildlife Photography
21st Dec 2012
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     Reply message RE: DXO Scores V1 Higher than V2 david_mathre Platinum Member
24th Dec 2012
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          Reply message RE: DXO Scores V1 Higher than V2 VR8 Silver Member
26th Dec 2012
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               Reply message RE: DXO Scores V1 Higher than V2 david_mathre Platinum Member
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glennaa11 Silver Member  Arlington, US  Nikonian since 28th Aug 2004 Fri 21-Dec-12 12:39 AM
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Well, they did pack 60% more pixels onto that same little sensor size. So I guess it just proves that more pixels doesn't equal better IQ.

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nwcs Silver Member Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Landscape and Wildlife Photography   Knoxville, US  Nikonian since 15th Jan 2006 Fri 21-Dec-12 01:50 AM
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Well, the question is also on how meaningful the difference really is. I bet that in most cases you wouldn't be able to tell the difference.

  

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david_mathre Platinum Member  Skillman, US  Nikonian since 24th Nov 2006 Mon 24-Dec-12 11:07 PM
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Noise on the V2 is higher than the V1, but still less than my first DSLR - the D200. Depending on the application, it can require some post production noise reduction. Ergonomically, the V2 is a lot easier to handle.


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VR8 Silver Member  Ottawa, CA  Nikonian since 04th May 2008 Wed 26-Dec-12 12:15 AM
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My two cents. Its a trade off between poor ergonomics and some other faults on the V1 and a slightly lower DXO score. I chose ease of use. Based on current usage I have no problem with my choice, time will tell if that remains the case.


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david_mathre Platinum Member  Skillman, US  Nikonian since 24th Nov 2006 Wed 26-Dec-12 12:41 AM
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I totally agree. Ergonomics and location of the selectors/dials makes the V2 a lot easier to use.

It took a lot of time to learn to use the toggle to adjust shutter speed on the V1 (which was different from any other Nikon I have used). Now switching between the V1 and V2, I find myself trying to toggle the top selector dial. I prefer the top selector dial.

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