ZS40/TZ60 vs the competition

Started 10 months ago | Discussions thread
Aberaeron
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Re: EVF and Battery Drain
In reply to panoptic, 10 months ago

panoptic wrote:

"As a test I was able to record a 2:19 H:M continuous video with the FZ47, it was 19GB. The limit was the battery. I would expect the ZS40 to do half that, more than enough. Had an EVF T-Z been available then, I would not own the FZ47."

Using the EVF should extend battery life considerably--less power draw than the screen. Will be interesting to see how much.
Larry Burt
Portland

I wouldn't bank on that. The information I recall is that the EVF uses more energy than the LCD screen.

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