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Panasonic Lumix TZ30

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TZ40

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x28 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TZ30

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x28 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 
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differences

Advantages of the Panasonic TZ40

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 460k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The TZ40's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Battery life Longer battery life 300 shots vs 260 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Weight Slightly lighter 198 g vs 206 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Panasonic TZ30

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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Zoom Great zoom Help
        20x
        3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
        View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
        Touch screen Have touch screens Help
        Less buttons
        High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
        220 fps
        HDR In-camera HDR Help
        Combines multiple exposures
        GPS Built-in GPS Help
        Great for travel
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Travel zoom

        $473 - $535

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Panasonic Lumix TZ35

        Panasonic Lumix TZ35

        Travel zoom

        $192

        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen
        Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $348 - $368

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $280

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix ZS40

        Panasonic Lumix ZS40

        Travel zoom

        $398 - $448

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $299 - $300

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix ZS35

        Panasonic Lumix ZS35

        Travel zoom

        $225 - $248

        Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Thickness Is thicker

        Panasonic Lumix TZ40 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        No significant competitors found that are specific to the Panasonic Lumix TZ40.

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $235 - $300

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
        Touch screen No touch screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panasonic Lumix ZS19

        Panasonic Lumix ZS19

        Travel zoom

        $190 - $220

        GPS No built-in GPS

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        Avatar for Michael Hall Michael Hall (1:44 AM, April 01, 2013)
        Bizarre win for the TZ30. The TZ40 is it's superior in every way; not surprising as it is the upgrade!