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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 Digital Camera

14 Megapixels14 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandPanasonic ModelLumix DMC-FZ40
Sensor 14 Megapixels CCD Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 80 - 1600 *Expanded range: 80-1600, Up to 6400 at lower resolutions Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 60s
Lens25 - 600mm F/2.8 - 5.2 / 11Mininum Focus1cm (w) / 1m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual Focus Electronic
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 23-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Tracking AF-C
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.20" 200K Pixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 3" LCD 230K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes 17Panorama Assist, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky,Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo, Photo Frame
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±3 EV
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ± EV,
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 9 steps
Continuous Drive 1.8 FPS, 3 JPEG *10 FPS & 5 FPS modes at reduced resolutions. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 3 images @ 10s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level None Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger N / A Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 9.5 - 5.1m (W-T) Flash Sync Unknown
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input None
Video Format AVCHD WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Internal Memory GPS N / A
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 580 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2010-07-21, DiscontinuedYES Construction
Size 121 x 80 x 92mm (W x H x D) Weight 454g

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Panasonic DMC-FZ40 Facts

Large digital camera
14 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 80-1600
24X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-60s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
0.20" Built-in EVF 200K PixelsCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
1.8 FPS Drive, 3 ImagesSpot-Metering
1280x720 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion
3" LCD 230K PixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
Internal Memory
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