• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica V-LUX 40
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70
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Predecessor:   Panasonic ZS60
ZS60 vs ZS70
Successor:   Panasonic ZS80
ZS70 vs ZS80
General
Model Number: V-LUX 40 ZS70
Alternate Model Number(s):   TZ90, TZ91
Camera Format: Compact EVF
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $699.00 $449.99
Street Price: $698.00 $347.99
Date Available: 2012-05-10 2017-05-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.4 oz (210 g)
includes batteries
11.4 oz (322 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(105 x 59 x 28 mm)
4.4 x 2.6 x 1.6 in.
(112 x 67 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 14.1 20.3
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.42 microns 1.19 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, Other),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3232 x 3232 (10.4 MP, 1:1),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
5184 x 2920 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3888 x 3888 (15.1 MP, 1:1),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2480 (9.2 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2784 x 2784 (7.8 MP, 1:1),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1752 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1968 x 1968 (3.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO JPEG (EXIF v2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (220p)
3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (240p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD, MP4, QuickTime Motion JPEG (High-speed video) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 12 elements in 10 groups, 3 elements with 6 aspherical surfaces LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 12 elements in 9 groups with 5 Aspherical elements/10 Aspherical surfaces
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 480mm 24 - 720mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 86mm 4.3 - 129mm
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x 30.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 - 8.0 (W) / f/6.4 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram f/3.3 - 8.0 (W) / f/6.4 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: face detection, AF tracking, multi-point, single point, spot, touch field Contrast Detect with DFD: Face / AF Tracking / 49-area / 1-area; Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter, Touch Pad AF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, AF+MF, Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF-ON), Low Light AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF: 0.2-inch, 1166K dots equiv. LCD; 100% Coverage, Magnification: Approx. 2.59x / 0.46x (35 mm camera equivalent)
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 388,666 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.46x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   2.59x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   3200
Minimum ISO (native):   80
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400) Auto, iISO, 80 - 3200, Extendable to ISO 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Manual Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set (1/2/3/4), Color Temperature (2-axis Adjustable)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/16000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, soft skin, scenery, panorama-assist, sports, night portrait, night scenery, handheld night, HDR, food, baby mode 1, baby mode 2, pet, sunset, high sensitivity, through glass, high-speed video; Creative Control: Expressive, retro, high key, low key, sepia, mono, high dynamic range, toy effect, miniature effect, soft focus Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2, 10, 3 in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: AUTO, AUTO with pre-flash (red-eye prevention), AUTO with longer shutter speeds and pre-flash, on, forced off Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.6 - 6.4m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 3.3m (Tele/ISO Auto) Auto ISO: 0.6 - 5.6m (Wide), 2.0 - 2.9m (Tele)
Max Flash Sync:   1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD, MP4, QuickTime Motion JPEG (High-speed video) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo audio
Included Memory: 12.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI, DC input Micro (Type-D) HDMI; Micro-B USB 2.0
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   10
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 260 shots 380 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   250 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V, 895mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2V, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 and Adobe Premiere Elements 10 None; SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at the Ichikawa Soft Laboratory website
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Touchscreen LCD, Full HD Movies, Built-in GPS, High-speed Burst modes. Available in in black. Available in black or silver.