Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Digital Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 is a Compact Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 18 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-6400. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 18 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 to compensate for camera shake.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 4s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Given that is does not support very slow shutter-speeds, this camera is unsuitable for night photography. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 features a 23-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.
Although this camera offers full manual controls, it does not have any control-dials to change exposure parameters directly. This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 is performed via a 0.20" Built-in EVF with 200K Pixels. This EVF shows 100% coverage.
|Sensor||18 Megapixels CMOS||Sensor Size||6 x 5mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||4:3 Aspect-Ratio|
|Stabilization||Built-In||Dust-Reduction||N / A|
|Sensitivity||ISO 100 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-6400||Shutter-Speed||1/2000 - 4s|
|Lens||24 - 720mm F/3.3 - 6.4 / 8||Mininum Focus||3cm|
|Zoom||Electronic||Manual Focus||Wired ring|
|Filter Diameter||Focus System||23-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp|
|Viewfinder Type||Built-in EVF||Viewfinder Size||0.20" EVF 200K Pixels 100% Coverage|
|Display Attachment||Fixed||Display Size||920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M||Scene Modes||15Panorama, Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night, Handheld Night, Food, Baby, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Through Glass, Starry Sky|
|Metering||Multi-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot||Bracketing||3 Shots ±1 EV|
|Exposure Compensation||±2 EV, 1/3 EV||Flash Compensation|
|White Balance||Auto , Presets, Custom||White Balance Tuning|
|Continuous Drive||10 FPS, 10 JPEG||Self Timer||Yes *2s, 10s|
|Command Dials||DOF Preview||No|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||WiFi||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|Interval Timer||No||Multiple Exposure||No|
|Image Formats||JPEG RAW||Flash Ports|
|Built-In Flash||Yes, 6.4 - 3.3m (W-T)||Flash Sync|
|Video Capture||1920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:9||Sound Input|
|Video Format||MPEG-4, AVCHD||WiFi||Yes|
|Memory||Secure Digital Extended Capacity||GPS||Position|
|Battery||Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||300 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.|
|Size||111 x 64 x 34mm (W x H x D)||Weight||240g|
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Panasonic DMC-ZS40 Highlights
Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|18 Megapixels Travel Zoom||ISO 100-6400|
|30X Ultra-Wide Optical Zoom||Shutter 1/2000-4s|
|Built-in Stabilization||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|0.20" Built-in EVF 200K Pixels||Custom white-balance|
|10 FPS Drive, 10 Images||Spot-Metering|
|1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video Recording||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|3" LCD 920K Pixels||Secure Digital Extended Capacity|
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