Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 review: 44 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.08 x 4.56mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
23
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
400ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
550shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
720 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

9. weight

494g
HTC Re: 65.5g

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/2000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
50% have it

12. pixel density

230ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi

13. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
46% have it

14. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
72% have it

15. resolution

553 x 415px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px

16. width

80mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

17. volume

NaNcm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

18. height

120mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

19. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
54% have it

20. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
57% have it

21. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
25% have it

22. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Light L16: 5"

23. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
0.01s
Leica M Typ 240: 0s

24. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
88% have it

25. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
86% have it

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