The LUMIX DMC-TZ40 boasts a 20x optical zoom LEICA DC lens in a slim body. Save your precious memories in remarkable quality with the 18.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor and 1920 x 1080 full HD video. Plus, Wi-Fi / NFC technology and GPS make shooting even easier.
A powerful 20x optical zoom lens* in a slim body draws
your subjects right up close, and lets you freely capture
decisive sports scenes, along with the natural
expressions of people and animals.
* 35mm camera equivalent: 24-480mm.
The new 18.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor
realizes both high quality image recording and high
speed signal processing. In addition, the Wavelet NR
(Noise Reduction) system*¹ in the Venus Engine enables
deliberate noise reduction process without missing
low-frequency noise by enlarging its detection area by
approx.64x*². Edge Smoothing NR technology also helps
rendering smooth edges even in image recording at high
*1 Works in high sensitivity image recording at ISO 800 or higher.
*2 Panasonic comparison with DMC-TZ30.
NFC enables extremely easy Wi-Fi set up without any
troublesome procedures. You can turn a smartphone /
tablet into a remote controller for a LUMIX or transfer a
picture by just touching the camera with it.
・ The appropriate pairing position of devices varies depending on the products.
・ This function can be used with the NFC compatible device.
You can record full HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos in AVCHD Progressive (MPEG-4 / H.264) format. Featuring 50p full HD recording capability, subjects with fast motion or fine details are reproduced clearly.
POWER O.I.S. is upgraded with the inclusion of HYBRID O.I.S.+ for video recording with new 5-axis correction that detects and effectively compensates for the camera's 5 types of movement. This thoroughly suppresses blurring from wide-angle to powerful zoom shots or shooting while walking.
A 24mm ultra wide-angle 20x optical zoom LEICA DC lens is outstanding in class for its quality and versatility. Plus, the Panasonic's black box technology Nano Surface Coating boasts extremely low reflectance ratio and it is applied for exceptional optical performance with stunning clarity by minimizing flaring and ghosts.
LUMIX lets you apply artistic effects to panoramic images. You can choose from various effects to create a dynamic vertical / horizontal panoramic image with a unique touch just by swiveling the camera.
The Creative Control (in the recording mode) and the Creative Retouch (in the playback mode) give you the expressive power to turn ordinary situations into highly special scenes.
Newly added Level Shot Function detects the horizontal line of recording image and keeps it even if the camera is tilted. It lets users take stable video even in blind recording such as shooting from high angle.
You can record high-speed videos at 100 fps* or 200 fps*
in MP4 format. You can capture scenes that can't be
seen with the naked eye, and play them back in dramatic
* The recording format is 25p (PAL).
NFC (Near Field Communication) makes Wi-Fi connection easier. By just touching a smartphone or tablet to the camera, you can change it to a remote controller or transfer data to it.
On the Go (Shoot & Share)
Take full advantage of Wi-Fi connectivity using the “Panasonic Image App" even when you are out.
・Remote Shooting      ・Instant Transfer
・Geotagging                 ・Remote View
At Home (Save & Playback)
Enjoy Wi-Fi convenience at home.
・Cloud Sync.                       ・Auto Transfer
・Wireless TV Playback     ・Wireless Print
The GPS (Global Positioning System) newly complies with GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System) to further enhance its detection accuracy for its increased number of satellites.
You can set the aperture to control the depth of field, and adjust the shutter speed to freeze moving subjects or create a motion blur that exaggerates the feeling of movement. Plus, a total of 4 custom setting patterns can also be memorized to the camera (1 on C1 and 3 on C2).
In the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode, the camera does all the
work, leaving you free to compose your shot and capture
the moment. You just press, aim and shoot. The
detection and correction functions go to work to give you
beautiful photos and videos* with maximum ease.
* The applicable iA Mode functions vary with photos and videos.
The 3.0-inch large 920,000-dot multi-touch screen enables multi-touch gestures such as tap-click to select or pinching to zoom in/out. It also enables Touch AF, Touch Zoom or Touch Shutter during recording and various playback functions.
The Level Gauge lets the camera detect the horizontal / vertical angle of view which is convenient to make level in composition.
The DMC-TZ40 is compatible with the optional marine case DMW-MCTZ40. This case will protect your LUMIX camera all the way to a depth of 148ft (45m). It lets you take clear, beautiful photos underwater.