• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 500.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm F770EXR advantages over Panasonic ZS40

  • Less expensive
    $380 vs $450 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic ZS40 advantages over Fujifilm F770EXR

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    720 mm vs 500 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 8.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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Compared to Fujifilm F750EXR

Fujifilm F770EXR
Fujifilm F750EXR
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $287
  • 1/2 inch
Panasonic ZS40
Fujifilm F750EXR
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $287
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Fujifilm F800EXR

Fujifilm F770EXR
Fujifilm F800EXR
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • $350
  • 1/2 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Panasonic ZS40
Fujifilm F800EXR
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $350
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Higher effective ISO

Compared to Fujifilm F900EXR

Fujifilm F770EXR
Fujifilm F900EXR
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Shoots 60p video
Panasonic ZS40
Fujifilm F900EXR
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Canon SX700 HS

Fujifilm F770EXR
Canon SX700 HS
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
Panasonic ZS40
Canon SX700 HS
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Canon SX710 HS

Fujifilm F770EXR
Canon SX710 HS
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • RAW file ability
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
Panasonic ZS40
Canon SX710 HS
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter
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