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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

$231.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40
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An enormous optical zoom and top-value bridge digital camera, with very good features
Bridge 20MP 42x Yes Jan 2014
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 number 210 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
31 Reviews
93
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has below average expert reviews and average user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
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

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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
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 In-Depth Analysis

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 common resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 20MP is higher than 76% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 42x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 8% 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 a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Lumix DMC-LZ40's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 13% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-LZ40's minimum aperture number of 3 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 55% 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 digital cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Lumix DMC-LZ40's weight of 498g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-LZ40 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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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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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 80MB is bigger than 85% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-LZ40's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 86% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 66% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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

The Lumix DMC-LZ40's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 22mm is shorter than 95% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Lumix DMC-LZ40 of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 71% of all cameras when ordered 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 smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The Lumix DMC-LZ40's display resolution of only 460,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 34% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmclz40k

Barcodes:

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

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