A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 reviewers agreed that it had a good zoom. Whatdigitalcamera.com rated the product 5 stars and wrote on expert website What Digital Camera three years ago “Long zoom compacts have always been a popular choice with photographers who like to travel.” in their review of this digital camera. Ephotozine.com scored the product 5 stars and wrote in the same month “It offers ample optical zoom, great for landscapes”. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote “40PM The TZ40 is the latest flagship model to grace Panasonic’s perennially popular ‘TZ’ travel zoom range” .
Some people wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 had a good lens. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk said three years ago “The Lumix DMC-TZ40 offers as good a feature set as any in its class, not least of which is a versatile and effectively stabilised lens, excellent touchscreen operation, W” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40. Expert review site Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 review “The lovely LX7, has a 24mm-90mm lens and a 10-megapixel sensor”.
One Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “Its image quality was perfectly respectable, with sharp focus from its 20x zoom lens”.
One Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 owner who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good image stabiliser. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “A great stabilisation system and even a digital zoom that's not entirely catastrophic, this camera” and gave it a very good rating.