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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 - 3D - Superzoom - 18.1 Mpix - 20x optical zoom - white



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Super Zoom Camera TZ40 - Featuring 20x Super Zoom, Wi-Fi®, NFC (Near Field Communication) Technology, and GPS in an Ultra Compact Body

The best choice for every traveller - the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TZ40. Compact design and trendsetting technical equipment make this camera a reliable companion on your journeys to discover the world's most beautiful places. The combination of the powerful 20x optical zoom and the 24mm ultra-wide-angle LEICA lens take you from the big picture to the heart of the action. Preserve the impressions of your exotic travels and enjoy sharing them with family and friends. Even low-lit details are captured with astonishing clarity thanks to an improved MOS sensor and image processing technology that enable high-speed auto focus.

20x Optical Zoom
The DMC-TZ40 incorporates 24mm ultra wide-angle 20x optical zoom LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens (35mm camera equivalent: 24-480mm), which is outstanding in class for its quality and versatility. Thanks to the Intelligent Resolution technology, the Intelligent 40x Zoom is available with minimum deterioration of picture quality even combining the digital zoom. The Panasonic's black box technology Nano Surface Coating is applied for stunning clarity with minimum flare and ghost. The zoom functions are also available in the video recording.

Built-in WiFi with NFC
The DMC-TZ40 integrates Wi-Fi® connectivity and NFC technology. NFC lets users connect the camera with a smartphone/tablet by just placing them nearby and follow the simple guidance. With "Panasonic Image App", users can enjoy remote shooting easy SNS upload, and Instant Transfer, which allows the camera to automatically transfer data to the designated electronic devices. Transferring data to PC is available via wireless access point (router) at home. The Wi-Fi Direct™ allows direct playback of images on some of the DLNA-compliant VIERA HDTV.

Full HD Video Recording
The DMC-TZ40 can record full HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos with stunning smoothness at 50p in AVCHD Progressive and 25p in MP4 format. The POWER O.I.S. is upgraded with an inclusion of HYBRID O.I.S.+ for video recording with 5-axis correction that detects and effectively compensates for the camera's 5 types of movement. Newly added Level Shot detects the horizontal line and keep it even if the camera is tilted. In addition, the high speed video at 100fps in HD quality is available.

20x Optical Zoom LEICA DC Lens from 24mm Ultra Wide-angle
New 18.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and Venus Engine
Wi-Fi® Connectivity and NFC (Near Field Communication)
HYBRID O.I.S.+ (Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer Plus) and Level Shot
1080/50p Full HD Video Recording in AVCHD Progressive and 1080/25p in MP4
GPS and GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System)

DMC-TZ40, What Digital Camera, Gold Award, May 2013
"The long zoom, great handling and simple menu system add up to make it a great camera to use."

DMC-TZ40, Expert Reviews, Best Buy, April 2013
"As with the TZ30, it's the superb features and performance that really make this camera shine, and the new Wi-Fi functions fit in perfectly."

DMC-TZ40, ePHOTOzine, Highly Recommended, April 2013
"The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 has all the features for a travel zoom and delivers good image quality."

DMC-TZ40, Trusted Reviews, Recommended, April 2013
"TZ40 maintains the TZ series's position at the top of the travel compact tree."

DMC-TZ40, Tech Radar, Recommended, April 2013
"Overall, this is an excellent camera, which should be one of the highest considerations for those looking for the ideal travel compact that offers more than some of the standard options..."

DMC-TZ40, Stuff, Hot Buy, March 2013
"Feature-packed and very capable, the TZ40 is a cracking compact snapper"

DMC-TZ40, Photography Blog, Essential Award, March 2013
"The Lumix DMC-TZ40 is Panasonic's best ever travel-zoom camera and a worthy winner of our Essential award."



Product Description
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 - digital camera
Product Type
Digital camera - compact
Memory Card Slot
SD card
Image Processor
Venus Engine
Wireless Connection
IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
Sensor Resolution
18.1 Megapixel
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Lens System
Leica 20 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 86 mm - f/3.3-6.4
Focus Adjustment
Min Focus Distance
50 cm
Digital Zoom
4 x
Image Stabiliser
Optical (HYBRID O.I.S. +)
Camera Flash
Built-in flash
LCD display - 3"
Supported Battery
1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
AV Interfaces
Composite video/audio, HDMI
Dimensions (WxDxH)
10.83 cm x 2.77 cm x 5.89 cm
172 g



Product Type
Digital camera - compact
Enclosure Colour
Sensor Resolution
18.1 Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type
Total Pixels
18,900,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution
18,100,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size
Wireless Connection
IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
Optical Zoom
20 x
Digital Zoom
4 x
Image Processor
Venus Engine
Image Stabiliser
Optical (HYBRID O.I.S. +)
Auto Focus
TTL contrast detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
AE/AF Control
Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
Face Detection
Face Detection AF/AE, Face Recognition
Digital Video Format
AVCHD, H.264
Image Recording Format
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
AV Interfaces
Composite video/audio, HDMI

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity
ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO 6400, ISO 3200, ISO auto, ISO auto (1600-6400)
Exposure Metering
Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Modes
Programme, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
Shooting Programs
Portrait mode, night portrait, PET, scenery, food, night scene, Underwater, sports mode, sunset, behind glass, high sensitivity, starry sky, soft skin, baby1, baby2, handheld night shot, Dynamic Range (HDR)
Special Effects
Sepia, soft focus, miniature, Cross Process, Retro, Expressive, high dynamic, High Key, Low Key, Toy effect, Star Filter, Impressive Art, One Point Colour, Dynamic Monochrome
White Balance
Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets
Incandescent, cloudy, daylight, shade
Max Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec
Min Shutter Speed
30 sec
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Auto Exposure Bracketing
3 steps

Lens System

Leica 20 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 86 mm - f/3.3-6.4
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
24 - 480mm
Focus Adjustment
Min Focus Distance
50 cm
Macro Focus Range
Zoom Adjustment
Motorised drive
Lens Construction
10 groups / 12 elements
Built-in lens shield, ED glass, aspherical lens, Nano Surface coating

Camera Flash

Camera Flash
Built-in flash
Flash Modes
Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
AF illuminator
Effective Flash Range
0.6 m - 6.4 m : ISO auto ( wide lens ) , 1 m - 3.3 m : ISO auto ( tele lens )

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed
2 frames per second, 5 frames per second, 10 frames per second, 40 frames per second (5Mpix), 60 frames per second (2.5MPix)
Self Timer Delay
10 sec, 2sec
Additional Features
Direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, touch-screen control, built-in speaker, RGB primary colour filter, date/time stamp, DPOF support, PictBridge support, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, cropping an image, resizing an image, 1080p Full HD movie recording, face detection, USB charging, Exif Print support, built-in GPS, Intelligent Auto (iA), digital level meter, text input to Exif header, Wi-Fi Direct, built-in GLONASS


3" LCD display
920,000 pixels
Display Features


Microphone Operation Mode


Connector Type
1 x Hi-Speed USB , 1 x composite video/audio output , 1 x HDMI output
Memory Card Slot
SD card


Drivers & Utilities, Adobe Reader, Panasonic PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.1 Premium Edition

System Requirements for PC Connection

Peripheral Devices
USB port, DVD-ROM drive


Included Accessories
Hand strap, power adapter, USB cable


1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
Battery Life Details
Photo shooting - 300 shots

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot
SD card
Supported Memory Cards
SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
Image Storage
JPEG 4896 x 3672 , JPEG 4896 x 3264 , JPEG 4896 x 2752 , JPEG 4000 x 3000 , JPEG 4000 x 2672 , JPEG 4000 x 2248 , JPEG 3264 x 2448 , JPEG 3264 x 2176 , JPEG 3264 x 1840 , JPEG 2560 x 1920 , JPEG 2560 x 1712 , JPEG 2560 x 1440 , JPEG 2048 x 1536 , JPEG 2048 x 1360 , JPEG 1920 x 1080 , JPEG 640 x 480 , JPEG 640 x 424 , JPEG 640 x 360 , JPEG 3664 x 3664 , JPEG 2992 x 2992 , JPEG 2448 x 2448 , JPEG 1920 x 1920 , JPEG 1536 x 1536 , JPEG 480 x 480
Video Capture
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps - 28Mbps , AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps - 17Mbps , AVCHD - 1280 x 720 - 50 fps - 17Mbps , H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps - 20Mbps , H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps - 10Mbps , H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 100 fps , MJPEG - 640 x 480 - 200 fps

Dimensions & Weight

10.83 cm
2.77 cm
5.89 cm
172 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
40 °C

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Type: Compact
Resolution: 18.1Megapixel
Optical Zoom: 20
Colour: White
Brand: Panasonic
Price Range Inc VAT: 150 - 300

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