Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 / ZS30

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 / ZS30
87
Based on 23 scores, 30 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    13
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    2

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 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.com/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 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 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 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 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...

By Pocket-lint on 90

We've got small moans about the TZ40's resolution increase and some repetitive Wi-Fi password entry, but put all that to one side and the TZ40 is otherwise an incredible compact camera. The 20x optical zoom covers a significant range, while the...

By T3 Magazine on 80

When we reviewed the previous generation Panasonic TZ30 travel zoom last summer, we remarked that its 14.1-megapixel resolution already felt underpowered compared to the 16 and 18 megapixel offerings of rivals. Happily Panasonic has corrected this for...

By Stuff.tv on 100

Feature-packed and very capable, the TZ40 is a cracking compact snapper...

By ePHOTOzine on -

Panasonic's new Panasonic Lumix TZ40 features an 18.1 megapixel sensor, and is an update to the - The Travel Zoom series have been updated with the addition of Wi-Fi and touch-screen, and 5-axis image stabilisation / Hybrid O.I.S system improves...