Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 / ZS30

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 / ZS30
84
Based on 26 scores, 44 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    13
  • Good:
    9
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Huge zoom in a slimline design.
  • Great stabilisation system.
  • Strong bulding.

Cons:

  • No Raw support.
  • Buttons are small.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Mag on 60

Panasonic's compact Lumix DMC-ZS30 features a long 20x zoom lens and integrated Wi-Fi, NFC, and GPS, but image quality...

By CNET Australia on 80

A fully loaded travel zoom that's fun to use, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS30 has a lot to offer both advanced and casual...

By TechRadar AU on 90

Buying Guide What camera should I buy? your options explained The Panasonic TZ40 is the jazzier version of the Panasonic TZ35, with very similar image quality but the addition of some valuable extras, most notably the touchscreen. If you're not bothered...

By TechRadar on 90

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 on the market.

By ConsumerSearch on

Cramming a mammoth 20x zoom lens -- and almost every other feature you could wish for -- into an unbelievably tiny body, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS30 runs away with the title of best compact ultra-zoom. No other pocket zoom comes close in reviews.Ease of...

By Digital Photography School on

For camera makers the bad news is that smart phones and their inbuilt cameras are hurting the sales of compact digicams.The good news is that it probably means more people are taking more pictures and shooting video — but not with digital cameras.Not...

By AsiaOne on 80

The latest Panasonic TZ-series camera retains the 20x optical zoom (24 to 480mm focal length in 35mm equivalent) and the GPS ability of its predecessor.What are new are its Wi-Fi and Near Field Communications functions, which open up direct...

By Canadian Reviewer on

What's most impressive about the Panasonic Lumix DMX-ZS30 is that it is one of the world's slimmest 20x Optical Zoom digital compact camera. It is the sleekest and most concealable high-zoom camera in its class. Prior to this model, anything with more...

By DPexpert on

REVIEW—PANASONIC LUMIX TZ40 CAMERA] by terry on 23 May 2013 Price: $400Big numbers! THE LOW-DOWN: This 18mp compact camera is in the superzoom “travel” category with a focal length range of 24–480mm in film terms. The lens has five axis stablisation...

By Sydney Morning Herald on

DateMay 23, 2013 (1) Read later This 18-megapixel compact camera is in the superzoom ''travel'' category, with a focal length range of 24mm-480mm in film terms. The lens has five-axis stablisation, which helps smooth camera movement when...

By brisbanetimes.com.au on

This camera will appeal to customers who buy by numbers. But Panasonic's best and most expensive compact, the lovely LX7, has a 24mm-90mm lens and a 10-megapixel sensor. The LX7, with fewer of everything, costs $250 more than the TZ40 because less, in...

By DigitalVersus on 100

The Panasonic Lumix TZ40 isn't the best in terms of pure picture quality. However, with Wi-Fi, GPS, a high-res touchscreen, an effective design and layout, a great stabilisation system and even a digital zoom that's not entirely catastrophic, this camera...

By Expert Reviews on 100

Image quality isn't perfect, but tons of useful features add up to a superb all-rounder...

By What Digital Camera on 91

Costing the same as the TZ30 when it was launched, the Panasonic Lumix TZ40 offers more connectivity options and better all-round features. The long zoom, great handling and simple menu system add up to make it a great camera to use, and while...

By ePHOTOzine on 90

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 has all the features needed to justify its travel zoom tag. It offers ample optical zoom, great for landscapes and distance objects, as well as built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, all in a pocketable body. It's a little on the expensive...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Panasonic's TZ range has long held top position in the ‘travel' compact area. It's a field that has proved increasingly popular with those looking for a compact camera with a more advanced feature set than a smartphone. Top of the list is including...

By digitalcameraworld.com on

Panasonic TZ40 review: the new addition to Panasonic's popular ultra-wide TZ range of travel compacts brings a lot of sophisticated features. But can it deliver on image quality? Amy Davies puts it to the test in her Panasonic TZ40 review video.The TZ...

By Amateur Photographer on 80

Panasonic has been wise with its improvements to its flagship travel compact camera. The Lumix DMC-TZ40 offers as good a feature set as any in its class, not least of which is a versatile and effectively stabilised lens, excellent touchscreen operation,...

By Camera Labs on 88

Panasonic invented the concept of a pocket super-zoom camera, but now shares this lucrative market with most of the big names. As such when it comes to the annual update of its best-seller, Panasonic has to dig deeper into the mine of features to...

By PhotographyBLOG on 100

While last years' Lumix DMC-TZ30 / ZS25 model was more of a modest upgrade rather than a radical departure from what had gone before, 2013's DMC-TZ40 / ZS30 feels like a much more significant step forward for Panasonic's wildly popular travel-zoom...