Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 Review

5.0
March 26, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40.

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

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The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is a brand new travel-zoom camera for 2012, offering a massive 20x zoom lens and a 12 megapixel back-illuminated image sensor. Other key features of the Canon SX260 include built-in GPS, a 3 inch LCD screen, full 1080p HD movies with stereo sound, fast 10.3fps burst shooting, and a full range of manual and automated exposure modes. Read our in-depth Canon PowerShot SX260 HS in-depth review.

Fujifilm Finepix F800EXR

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The FinePix F800EXR is the latest travel-zoom camera from Fujifilm, sporting a 20x lens with a versatile focal range of 25-500mm. The 16 megapixel F800 EXR also features wireless image transfer, GPS support, full 1080p movies, a high-contrast 3 inch LCD screen and 8fps continuous shooting. Read our in-depth Fujifilm FinePix F800 EXR review to find out if it's the ultimate travel camera...

Nikon Coolpix S9300

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The Nikon Coolpix S9300 is a stylish new travel-zoom compact camera. Featuring an 18x zoom lens with a focal range of 25-450mm, the Coolpix S9300 has a 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen and 1080p Full HD movies. Read our expert Nikon Coolpix S9300 review to find out if it offers a winning combination of style and substance.

Olympus SZ-30MR

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The Olympus SZ-30MR is a new travel-zoom compact camera, featuring a 24x lens that provides a focal range of 25-600mm, yet is still small enough to fit into your pocket. Other key features offered by the SZ-30MR include a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, 1080p HD video recording, 3 inch LCD screen, 9fps high-speed continuous shooting, sensor-shift image stabilisation and a range of Magic Filters. Priced at £250 / $350, we find out if the Olympus SZ-30MR is the best travel zoom camera that money can buy.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ35

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The Lumix DMC-TZ35 is Panasonic's new entry-level travel-zoom compact camera for 2013. The TZ35 (also known as the ZS25) packs a 16 megapixel MOS sensor, 20x wide-angle zoom lens, 3 inch LCD screen, 1080i HD movies, 10fps burst shooting and full manual controls into its pocketable body. Available in silver or black for £299 / $299, read our Panasonic DMC-TZ35 / ZS25 review to find out if it's the right travel camera for you...

Pentax Optio VS20

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The Pentax VS20 is an innovative travel-zoom compact camera featuring a 20x image-stabilized zoom lens, 16 megapixel sensor, 3-inch LCD screen, 720p HD movies and not one but two shutter release buttons. Retailing for around £200 / $250, read our Pentax VS20 review to find out if it can take on its many travelzoom rivals...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V is a new travel-zoom compact camera that seemingly offers all of the latest must-have features. A 16x 24-384mm Sony G lens, built-in GPS tracking, full 1080p high-definition video with stereo sound, a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen, manual shooting mode, 10fps continuous shooting, 3D photos, and SD memory card support are all present and correct. Read our in-depth Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V review to find out if all this adds up to a great camera...

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