Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Black
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  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Black
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  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Black
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Black

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Black

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Key Features
  • Type Point & Shoot
  • Optical Sensor Resolution 20 MP
  • Optical Zoom 42x
  • Built in Flash Yes
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Black - Expert Reviews

Overall Review

Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ40 camera comes with a 42x optical zoom lens that covers a focal length of 22-924mm in its 35mm equivalents. Behind the lens is a 20MP CCD sensor that gives high resolution photos. The camera holds a mode dial at the top along with a dedicated manual mode for enhanced photography. Manual controls are limited and the intelligent auto setting comes with face detection, intelligent scene selector and intelligent exposure, which allow you to shoot sans worries like adjusting the settings of the camera. Also, there are 15 filters that include sepia, miniature effect and soft focus, which enable you to personalize what you are shooting. Overall, the device works just about fine and is an affordable bridge camera.

Design and Build Quality

Panasonic Lumix LZ40 feels like a chunky camera when you hold it in your hands. The hand grip is all oversized and gives a feeling of holding a SLR. It is 126mm thick and so, there is no way of it being called a pocket friendly camera. It is made of plastic and you get a feeling of hollowness, for the inside of the grip happens to be empty. As you would expect from Panasonic to deliver good quality devices, LZ40 too does have a nice build quality, it is just that it is not a high end one. Since it is a bridge camera, some may confuse it with a SLR but that shouldn’t happen as there is no optical or electronic viewfinder. You frame the view and review your shots by a 3-inch wide LCD.

The resolution of the screen is 360k dots and appears to be quite basic, for there are other cameras in the same price range that offer screen with resolution as high as 920k dots. The physical controls are limited as well. At the top, there is a mode dial, but no shutter or aperture priority modes on the camera. The only closest manual mode is the exposure control mode. The interface is also basic than many cameras in the Lumix line-up that are expensive. This simple camera can prove to be quite good for beginners nurturing photography as a hobby. One key change that has been made over the last model, LZ 30 is that LZ40 makes use of a rechargeable Li-ion battery over 4x AA batteries. It also supports charging over microUSB as well. 

Focus and Face Detection

Panasonic Lumix LZ40 comes with a massive zoom power of up to 42x. The maximum aperture range is of f3.0 – f6.5 and the focal length covered is from 22mm to 924mm. The focus modes used are Autofocus, Contrast Detect (sensor), Multi-area, Center, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Face Detection and Live View. Also, there is an autofocus assist lamp. The digital zoom zooms in by 2x and there is no provision for manual focus and the minimum focal length for macro focus shots is 1cm. Moreover, there are a total of 9 focus points.

Lens and Image Stabilization

Panasonic Lumix LZ40 makes use of a high zoom lens wherein, with a zoom power of up to 42x optical, the zoom length covers a focal length of 22-924mm. Both the ends, wide-angle and telephoto positions are quite notable. The lens when fully open is quite wide and the focal length is quite immense by 924mm. Also, there is an optical image stabilization feature, but when you have zoomed in fully, you would need a tripod for even stabilized shots. The f stop rating for the aperture is f/3-6.5 over the entire zoom range, and after you have achieved full optical zoom, you can use the digital zoom for more magnification. So, overall, the zoom power becomes up to 84x. The movement of the lens becomes a bit jittery as you zoom more and more.

Screen and Menus

Panasonic Lumix LZ40 makes use of a 3 inches wide TFT 460k dots resolution screen that offers LiveView as well. The menu system has been laid out quite well.

Battery

Panasonic Lumix LZ40 comes with a Li-ion battery that can be charged within the camera and holds a shot life of 320 shots. The battery is of high capacity and allows continuous shoot of up to 5+ hours. Inside the bundle also comes the charger. With the battery and memory card, the camera weighs 524 grams. The capacity of the battery is of 1250mAh.

Video Mode

Panasonic Lumix LZ40 records videos in High Definition and can use the intelligent auto feature as well as optical image stabilization. The videos can be captured in 30 frames per second only along with a Motion JPEG type compression. The resolutions exploited are HD at 30p, VGA at 30p and 320 x 240 at 30p frame rates respectively. The microphone for recording audio is mono and the speaker too is intrinsically set to mono. 

Sensors

Panasonic Lumix LZ40 has an impressive lens magnification but the images become limited by the presence of a basic sensor. The sensor used here is a 20MP CCD type of 1/2.33 inch in size. The predecessor, LZ30 made use of a 16MP resolution sensor. The images can only be shot in JPEG format but videos can be shot in motion JPEG, MP4 and AVCHD formats. The aspect ratios used here are 3:2, 16:9, 4:3 and 1:1. The image quality achieved from the given sensor is good but not great and the credit goes entirely to the lens and sensor. The accompanying image processing engine is Venus, which as per the maker's claim, works speedily.

Pros

  • 20MP CCD sensor
  • 3 inches TFT LCD screen
  • Shot count of 320
  • Filter effects are 15
  • Panorama
  • Lightweight
  • 42x of optical zoom

Cons

  • Handgrip feels hollow
  • No EVF
  • Low resolution screen
  • Not many physical controls
  • Limited exposure modes

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Black - User Reviews

3.7
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Awesome !!!!!
by Anand S on 1970-01-01

Thanks to WS Retail. Got the shipment in just 3 days :) Picture quality is pretty good with the camera... Bought it at offer price of 10,350 Rs in Flipkart Mobile app.

Flipkart > good

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Awesome !!!!!
by Anand S on 2015-05-08

Thanks to WS Retail. Got the shipment in just 3 days :) Picture quality is pretty good with the camera... Bought it at offer price of 10,350 Rs in Flipkart Mobile app.

Flipkart > good

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4
Very Good
by V. Saravana Kumar on 2016-08-29

Very good product. Am using this from last one year. It fulfils all my home needs. Giving good battery life as mentioned. Beginners can buy with confidence.

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3
Good but one error..
by Flipkart Customer on 2015-06-12

i bought this when there was a offer in flip kart. the picture quality is good. but i found every time write error when i click the picture. because of this very disappointed. i gave 3 rating because

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 Black Specifications

General Features
  • Brand Panasonic
  • Model Name Lumix DMC-LZ40
  • Type Point & Shoot
  • Color Black
Camera Features
  • Optical Sensor Resolution 20 MP
  • Sensor Type CMOS Sensor
  • Shutter Speed Range Starry Sky Mode: 15, 30, 60 sec
  • Sensor Size 1/2.3-inch
  • Maximum Shutter Speed 1/1500 Seconds
  • Minimum Shutter Speed 15 seconds
  • Optical Zoom 42x
  • Digital Zoom Max. 4x
  • Audio Video Interface Microphone/Speaker: Mono/Mono
  • Other Resolution Motion Picture Recording (HD Video: 1280 x 720 at 30 fps (HD/Motion JPEG) STD Video: 640 x 480 at 30 fps (VGA/Motion JPEG) 320 x 240 at 30 fps (QVGA/Motion JPEG))
Lens
  • Lens Type Leica 24 x zoom lens - 4.5 - 108 mm - f/2.8-5.2
  • Auto Focus TTL contrast detection
  • Focal Length f: 4.0 - 168.0 mm (22 - 924 mm in 35 mm equiv.)/(24 - 1007 mm in 35 mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording)
  • Aperture Range F3.0 - 6.5 / 2-step (F3.0 / 8.6 (W), F6.5 / 18.9 (T))
  • Color Filter sRGB
Convenience Features
  • Shooting Modes Mode Dial/Mode Button: Intelligent Auto P M Panorama Shot Scene Creative Control Portrait Scenery
  • Microphone Mono / Mono
  • PictBridge Single / Multi / All
  • Continuous Shots 1.1
  • Self Timer 2 sec, 10 sec
  • Metering Center-Weighted, Multi, Spot
  • Supported Languages English, Chinese (Traditional), Thai, Arabic, Persian, Vietnamese, Hindi
Image Enhancements
  • ISO Rating ISO Sensitivity: Auto/i.ISO/100/200/400/800/1600/High Sensitivity Mode (ISO1600 - 6400)
  • Image Stabilizer Yes
  • White Balancing White Balance Adjustment (Except Auto)
  • Red Eye Reduction Yes
  • Face Detection Yes
  • Macro Mode AF Macro
  • Exposure Compensation 1/3 EV step, +/-3 EV
Display
  • ViewFinder Optical
  • Display Type TFT Screen LCD Display
  • Screen Size 3 Inches
  • Image Display Resolution 460K dots
  • Video Display Resolution 1280 x 720
Connectivity
  • GPS Yes
  • HDMI Yes
  • USB Yes
Images & Video
  • Image Format Still Image: JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3)/Motion Picture: QuickTime Motion JPEG
  • Image Capture Resolution [1:1] 3856x3856 (15M) / 1536x1536 (2.5M EZ)
Media & Software
  • Memory Card Type Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Inbuilt Memory Approx. 80 MB
  • External Memory Yes
  • Upgradeable Memory Yes
Flash
  • Built in Flash Yes
  • Flash Modes Auto Auto/Red-eye Reduction Forced On Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction Forced Off
  • Flash Range 10.80 m
Power Source
  • AC Adapter AC Adapter
  • Battery Type Li-ion Battery
Dimensions
  • Dimensions 4.97 x 3.40 x 3.70 Inches
  • Weight 524 gms
Other Features
  • In The Box Main Unit, Battery Pack, AC Adaptor, USB Cable, Shoulder Strap, Lens Cap, Lens Cap String
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