Summary Panasonic TZ40

Prices Price
Camera only
$336
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 1
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 20x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/3.3
Screen resolution
Help 920k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
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Also known as: Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix TZ40

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Pros

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The Panasonic TZ40 vs other recent compacts

Wide angle Excellent wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
920k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
220 fps
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Zoom Huge zoom Help
20x
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
3"
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Battery life Above average battery life Help
300 shots
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The Panasonic TZ40 vs other recent travel zooms

GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Thickness Thin Help
1.1"
Size Really small Help
Compact (105×59×28 mm)
Weight Very light Help
198 g

Cons

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The Panasonic TZ40 vs other recent compacts

Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
10 fps
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
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The Panasonic TZ40 vs other recent travel zooms

Zoom Very poor zoom Help
20x
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
920k dots
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
300 shots
Announced Old Help
January 2013
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds

Appearance

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Discussion

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mary McMorrow (6:04 AM, November 05, 2013)
Is RAW important in small cameras--what does TZ40 actually lose without it?