The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 Digital Camera incorporates 24mm ultra wide-angle 20x optical zoom LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens (35mm camera equivalent: 24-480mm), which is outstanding in class for its quality and versatility. Thanks to the Intelligent Resolution technology, the Intelligent 40x Zoom is available with minimum deterioration of picture quality even combining the digital zoom. The Panasonic’s black box technology Nano Surface Coating is applied for stunning clarity with minimum flare and ghost. The zoom functions are also available in the video recording.
- 20x Optical Zoom LEICA DC Lens from 24mm Ultra Wide-angle - New 18.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor and Venus Engine - Wi-Fi Connectivity and NFC (Near Field Communication) - HYBRID O.I.S.+ (Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer Plus) and Level Shot - 1080/50p Full HD Video Recording in AVCHD Progressive and 1080/25p in MP4 - GPS and GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System)
Newly designed MOS sensor technology The 18.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor is newly integrated in the DMC-TZ40 to realize both high quality image recording and high speed signal processing. Newly adopted Wavelet NR (Noise Reduction) in the Venus Engine and Edge Smoothing NR enable capturing high sensitivity image with reduced noise and smooth edges even at high ISO settings. The high speed digital signal output technology realizes high speed consecutive shooting at 10 fps in full resolution with mechanical shutter and the Light Speed AF.
WiFi Connectivity The DMC-TZ40 integrates Wi-Fi connectivity and NFC technology. NFC lets users connect the camera with a smartphone/tablet by just placing them nearby and follow the simple guidance. With "Panasonic Image App", users can enjoy remote shooting easy SNS upload, and Instant Transfer, which allows the camera to automatically transfer data to the designated electronic devices. Transferring data to PC is available via wireless access point (router) at home. The Wi-Fi Direct™ allows direct playback of images on some of the DLNA-compliant VIERA HDTV.
Full HD Video Capture The DMC-TZ40 can record full HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos with stunning smoothness at 50p in AVCHD Progressive and 25p in MP4 format. The POWER O.I.S. is upgraded with an inclusion of HYBRID O.I.S.+ for video recording with 5-axis correction that detects and effectively compensates for the camera's 5 types of movement. Newly added Level Shot detects the horizontal line and keep it even if the camera is tilted. In addition, the high speed video at 100fps in HD quality is available.
GPS Capability The GPS in the DMC-TZ40 complies with GLONASS to further enhance its accuracy. It shows the name of the Country/Region, State/Prov./County, County/Township, City/Town/Village, and worldwide landmark information. The photos and videos with the location names are automatically sorted for quick reach and logging function allows memorizing travelling distance which can be displayed on the Google Earth application. With the 3.0-inch large Multi-Touch Screen, the map is scalable by pinching in/out it on the touch screen.