Panasonic Lumix ZS40 Review

 
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General
Model Number: ZS40
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $449.99
Street Price: $391.82
Date Available: 2014-02-01
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 8.5 oz (240 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.4 in.
(111 x 64 x 34 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3),
4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2752 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3664 x 3664 (13.4 MP, 1:1),
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, Other),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, 16:9),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, Other),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/60i/30p, 60p/30p, 30p, 120p, 240p
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 18.90
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type: CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 18.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 720 mm
Zoom Ratio: 30.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/3.3 - 8.0 (W) / f/6.4 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram
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Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.2-inch, 200K dots equiv. LCD; 100% Coverage, Lens 19.6x Magnification: Approx. 2.56x / 0.46x (35 mm camera equivalent)
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 920,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400); *Extended ISO
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Panorama Shot, Scene (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot,Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky, High Speed Video, 3D Photo ), Creative Control (Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color (15 filters))
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.6 - 6.4m (Wide), 1.0 - 3.3m (Tele)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB): 12.0
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): No
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Other Connection: Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Built-in GPS, Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.3 PE, LoiLoScope (trial version), Adobe Reader
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Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V, 1250mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 300
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 30x zoom with optical image stabilization, EVF, 1080p60 video, 10fps full-res burst shooting, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, built-in GPS.

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