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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40
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Bridge 20MP 42x Yes Jan 2014
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 number 798 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
31 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
4 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has below average expert reviews and ok user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good lens quality, that it is fairly priced and good picture quality.
It has some great features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Powerful 42x optical zoom and 22mm ultra wide-angle
20-megapixel high-resolution CCD sensor
Unique filter effects photos and videos
Efficient, rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Shooting style design with rich grip

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Video Reviews

How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 is 126.4mm wide and 94.2mm tall. It is 86.6mm deep and weighs 498g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 front dimensions
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 60 out of 100. This means that experts really don't rate this Panasonic camera very highly.

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Average User Reviews

Based on 29 user reviews the average user rating of this digital camera is 70 out of 100. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 13,199 expert and user reviews (including 3,558 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good ratings for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two customers concluded that it had a good image stabiliser and two people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four owners who purchased it concluded that it was able to produce good images.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Panasonic camera has been on the market since January 2014.

Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 20MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Lumix DMC-LZ40's optical zoom of 42x is bigger than 87% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Lower Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than 95% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40's minimum aperture number of 3 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 49% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The Lumix DMC-LZ40's weight of 498g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 72% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 of only 22mm is in the shortest 31% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-LZ40's maximum aperture number of only 18.9 is in the smallest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other digital cameras, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 80MB is in the biggest 14% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40's digital zoom of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 44% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-LZ40's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 60% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 features calendar. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmclz40k

Barcodes:

00700686601392, 00700686601415, 00885170181021, 05025232775507, 05025232775514, 05025232775521, 05025232775538, 05025232775545

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