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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
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TZ30

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x28 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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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
Lowest price Cheaper $150.30 vs $275.00
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The best price we've seen is $125 cheaper (around 50% less)
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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recommendations

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
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              220 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Weight Heavy Help
              TZ40:198 g
              TZ30:206 g

              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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $345 - $398

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix TZ35

              Panasonic Lumix TZ35

              Travel zoom

              $235

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $526 - $547

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix ZS40

              Panasonic Lumix ZS40

              Travel zoom

              $437 - $448

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $398

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Sensor size Has a slightly larger sensor
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $328

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40 Competitors

              Advantages

              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

              $200 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              $376 - $441

              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
              Zoom Less zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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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!