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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

$231.99
A good value for money and highly recommended 20 megapixel 42 times zoom factor digital camera
Bridge 20MP 42x Yes Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Review

Representing very good value for money but with good reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 number 42 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 52?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others.
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 reasonably priced and good picture quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixel
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Heavy
Very small digital zoom

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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

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 60% based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine. The camera expert review sites don't rate this camera very highly.

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Owner Reviews Are Average

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

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Panasonic Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 11,202 expert and user reviews (including 2,725 verified purchases) for Panasonic digital cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Panasonic has very good ratings specifically 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 who reviewed it wrote that it had a good image stabiliser and two people who bought the product mentioned that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

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

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four people wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras. The cheapest camera that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895.


Features

Quite High Megapixel

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 has one of the higher megapixels (20 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average megapixel of cameras is 16MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all cameras is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Heavy

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 is one of the heavier digital cameras (498 grams) amongst cameras of this age. The average weight of cameras is 300g.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of cameras is 0.34x and the biggest is 83x. With an optical zoom of 42 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a pretty average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 22 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras which have an HDMI.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other cameras, the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 1,119 millimeter is one of the longest. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 300mm.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Panasonic camera also have still image resolution(s) of 5152 x 2896, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360 and 1536 x 1536 and 1920 x 1080. Across all cameras the worst still image resolution is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Features Calendar

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 features calendar. Most of the other digital cameras also feature calendar.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11. With a maximum aperture number of 18.9, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a fairly large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 420MB. At 80 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was July 2014 when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-LZ40.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmclz40k
Barcodes 00700686601392, 00700686601415, 00785528635315, 00885170181021, 05025232775507, 05025232775514, 05025232775521, 05025232775538, 05025232775545

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