LUMIX DMC-LZ40 20 MP 42X Super Zoom Digital Camera - Black

  • Bring any subject in close with 42X optical super zoom (22mm - 924mm)
  • Add creativity with 15 built-in effects including panorama
  • Create incredible images with high-performance LSI processing
  • Shoot approximately 320 shots per charge with lithium-ion battery


Powerful 42x Optical Zoom and 22mm Ultra Wide-Angle

The Panasonic LUMIX LZ40 features a 22mm ultra wide-angle lens with a 42x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 22 - 924mm) empowering you to capture dynamic landscapes and bring wild animals and sports up close. The Intelligent Zoom function extends the zoom lens to 84x by combining the digital zoom resulting in superior image quality. The 22mm ultra wide-angle lens captures a wider angle of view compared with a standard 35mm camera and is helpful when shooting dynamic landscapes or indoor group portraits.

20-Megapixel High-Resolution Sensor

The LZ40 boasts a 20-megapixel high-resolution sensor, enhanced by a high performance image processing LSI, delivering high quality photos and videos.

Unique Photo and Video Filter Effects

With a variety of filter effects, Creative Control lets you put an artistic touch on your photos and videos.

Creative Panorama function allows you to create dynamic vertical / horizontal panoramic photos by simply swiveling the camera.

Channel your inner creativity with Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect*, Miniature Effect*, Soft Focus**, Star Filter** and One Point Color filter effects.
* Cannot be used in Creative Panorama
** Cannot be used in video recording

Efficient, Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery

Take approximately 320 shots on a single battery charge* with the LZ40¿s efficient, rechargeable lithium-ion battery. The LZ40 also works with AC / USB power charging.
* Based on the CIPA standard

Style, Design, and Comfortable Shooting

The ergonomic design of the LZ40 delivers stable, comfortable shooting with a sophisticated grip.

Optical Image Stabilizer

The Optical Image Stabilizer compensates for hand-shake that causes blurred photos. Even slight movement when using the high power zoom is accurately detected and compensated for to produce sharp, clear images.

Easy Manual Control

The LZ40 is equipped with P / M mode enabling advanced users to enjoy more creativity in their photography.

HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography

With HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode, several photos are shot consecutively at different exposure levels to make a single composite picture without whiteout (over-exposure) or blackout (under-exposure) even in difficult lighting conditions. These composites result in stunningly rich images.

HD Video Recording

The LZ40 records dynamic HD video in 1280 x 720p in Motion. Easily start recording videos with a press of the motion picture button on the top of the camera. Instantly switch from photo to video shooting, and zoom to draw far away subjects up close.

High-Power Built-In Flash

The LZ40 has a powerful built-in flash that lets you capture subjects in low light, and even distant subjects with a proper exposure.

Aperture Ring Control / Metal FiA (Intelligent Auto) Mode

In the iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode, the camera does all the work, leaving you free to compose your shot and capture the moment. Simply aim, press, and shoot. The mode integrates the Optical Image Stabilizer, Face Detection, Intelligent Scene Selector, and Intelligent Exposure. The detection and correction functions go to work to give you beautiful photos and videos*.
* The applicable iA Mode functions vary with photos and videos

3-inch Intelligent LCD

The large, bright 3.0-inch 460K-dot LCD assures high visibility in any lighting condition. This amazing LCD is excellent for both shooting and playing back images.

SpecificationsExpand All

  • Metrics
    • Dimensions (W x H x D)
    • Weight
  • Optics
    • Pixels
    • Camera Effective Pixels
    • Sensor
    • Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter
    • Lens
    • Aperture
    • Optical Zoom
    • Focal Length
    • Extra Optical Zoom (EZ)
    • Intelligent Zoom
    • 2- Speed Zoom
    • Optical Image Stabilizer/Five Axis Correction
    • Digital Zoom
    • Conversion Lens Compatibility
    • Focus
    • Focusing Area
    • AF Assist Lamp
    • AF Metering
    • Shutter
    • Shutter Speed
    • Finder
    • Viewfinder
  • Recording
    • File
    • File Format
    • Recording Modes
    • Mode Dial / Mode Button
    • Creative Control mode
    • Still Image Scene Mode
    • Continuous Shooting Mode
    • Motion Picture Recording (*2)
    • HD Video
    • STD Video
    • High Speed Video
    • Continuous recordable time (motion pictures)
    • AVCHD
    • MP4
    • Actual recordable time (motion pictures)
    • AVCHD
    • MP4
    • Exposure Parameters
    • Exposure
    • Exposure Compensation
    • Auto (AE) Bracketing
    • Light Metering
    • ISO Sensitivity
    • Picture Quality
    • Still Picture Recording
    • Image Quality
    • White Balance
    • Photo Style / Film Mode
    • Color Mode / Color Effect / My color
    • Picture Adjustment
    • Aspect Bracketing
    • Other
    • Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal)
    • GPS
    • Wi-FI
    • NFC
    • Zoom in Motion Picture
    • Self Timer
    • Self Shot Mode
  • Playback
    • Display
    • Playback Mode
    • Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback
    • Calendar Display / Dual- Image Playback
    • Set Favorites / Rotate Image
    • Show Histogram
    • Show Highlights
    • DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection
    • Edit
    • Retouch
    • Resize / Cropping / Aspect Conv. / Leveling
    • Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp
    • Cut Animation
    • Video Divide
    • PictBridge Support
  • Setup
    • OSD language
  • Others
    • Monitor
    • LCD Monitor
    • Flash
    • Built- in- Flash
    • Media
    • Recording Media
    • Built- in- Memory
    • Audio
    • Microphone / Speaker
    • Power
    • Battery life (approx.)
    • Standard Package
    • Included Software
    • Standard Accessories
  • Further Specifications
    • NOTE
    • UPC


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