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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

A highly recommended bridge camera with good features and one of the biggest optical zooms available
Bridge 20MP 42x Yes Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Review

With very good features but good reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 number 529 across all digital cameras.
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26 Reviews
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this camera to others. Canon digital cameras also 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 cameras 2017.
Customers report good lens quality, that it is fairly priced and good picture quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixels sensor
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)
Heavy

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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

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine this digital camera has an average expert rating of 60 out of 100. This means that camera experts really don't rate this Panasonic digital camera very highly.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 24 owner reviews the average owner rating of this digital camera is 72%. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Panasonic Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 11,297 owner and expert reviews (including 2,779 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two people agreed that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 had a good image stabiliser and two people who bought it concluded that it had a good zoom.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners mentioned that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four customers said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.


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 camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 20MP is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 21% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 42x is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 of only 1,600 is in the lowest 6% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of only 3 is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 7% 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. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavy

Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Lumix DMC-LZ40's weight of 498g is in the heaviest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of all cameras is 390MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 32GB. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40's internal memory of 80MB is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-LZ40's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 33% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 features calendar, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not feature calendar.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 is 5152 x 3864. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This Panasonic camera also supports still image resolutions of 5152 x 2896, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176 plus 5 more values. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 36% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 1,120mm is in the longest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of only 4x is in the smallest 11% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in July 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmclz40k

Barcodes:

00700686601392, 00700686601415, 00785528635315, 00885170181021, 05025232775507, 05025232775514, 05025232775521, 05025232775538, 05025232775545

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