Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 (Lumix DMC-FZ45)

Announced Jul 21, 2010 •
14 megapixels | 3 screen | 25 – 600 mm (24×)
Price
Body type
Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor
Max resolution 4320 x 3240
Other resolutions 4320 x 2880, 4320 x 2432, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432,3648 x 2056, 3232 x 3232,3072 x 2304,3072 x 2048, 3072 x 1728, 2736 x 2736, 2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1712, 2560 x 1440, 2304 x 2304, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360,1920 x 1920, 1920 x 1080, 1536 x 1536, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 14 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 15 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.33" (6.08 x 4.56 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Processor Venus Engine HD II
Image
ISO Auto, Hi Auto (1600-6400), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Standard
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 25–600 mm
Optical zoom 24×
Maximum aperture F2.8
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 30 cm (11.81)
Macro focus range 1 cm (0.39)
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 9.50 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Continuous drive 1.8 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 pictures))
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Format AVCHD Lite
Microphone Stereo
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage included 40 MB
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 494 g (1.09 lb / 17.43 oz)
Dimensions 120 x 80 x 92 mm (4.72 x 3.15 x 3.62)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
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