The best choice for every traveller – the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TZ40. Compact design and trendsetting technical equipment make this camera a reliable companion on your journeys to discover the world’s most beautiful places. The combination of the powerful 20x optical zoom and the 24mm ultra-wide-angle LEICA lens take you from the big picture to the heart of the action. Preserve the impressions of your exotic travels and enjoy sharing them with family and friends. Even low-lit details are captured with astonishing clarity thanks to an improved MOS sensor and image processing technology that enable high-speed auto focus.
As the latest addition to our awarding winning TZ series super zoom compact cameras, DMC-TZ40 has already won awards from the technology specialists. Here's what Trusted Reviews had to say about Lumix TZ40;
"...the long zoom, great handling and simple menu system, along with the excellent and reliable image quality, all add up to mean that the TZ40 maintains the TZ series’s position at the top of the travel compact tree." (Trusted Reviews, Recommended, April 2013)
Visit our 'Where to buy' page to find your nearest retailer and experience the Lumix TZ40 today. The DMC-TZ40 superzoom travel camera is available from wide variety of retailers across the UK and in Ireland, including a network of Panasonic Stores.
The perfect travel companion
Welcome to the world – with TZ40. A host of convenient, user-friendly features make the TZ40 your perfect travel companion. Like uncompromised image quality, high zoom, Light Speed Auto Focus and Full HD Video Recording with a wide range of creative options for still and moving images. Thanks to its intelligent Auto Mode, you always get crisp and perfect images no matter where you are.
With the TZ40, you have all the freedom in the world to let your creativity flow. Although pocket-sized, it features a 24mm ultra-wide-angle LEICA DC lens with powerful 20x optical zoom. This makes the TZ40 perfect for capturing any scene – from landscapes to close-ups – from the perspective you want.
Record your own videos in the highest, oustanding Full HD quality – even at fast motion. The TZ40ʼs 1080/50p Full HD Video Recording function makes it possible. You can even record high-speed videos in High Definition at 120fps or in VGA quality at 240fps, then play them back in slow motion.
Get the bigger picture with all your friends – or a breathtaking panoramic landscape. Just swivel the TZ40 with Panorama Shot Mode on. When finished, the consecutively shot images are joined together to produce a single amazing panoramic picture. The TZ40 even lets you apply up to 12 artistic effects to create a dynamic image with a unique touch.
Enjoy flexible shooting, viewing and sharing. Itʼs easy with the TZ40 featuring Wi-Fi® with NFC. This smart technology enables you to turn your smartphone or tablet into a remote control for the TZ40, or transfer an image between the mobile device and the camera. With Panasonic Image App, you can even use the device to control the TZ40ʼs zoom, set the focus and shoot from a distance.Then use your smartphone or tablet to instantly upload and share images on social media sites.
With the TZ40ʼs Geotagging feature, life has just become easier while travelling. It enables location information to be automatically tagged to your images, using TZ40`s own integrated GPS system.TZ40 Additional Features
Share those special, unique moments in remarkable quality. The TZ40 features a High Sensitivity MOS Sensor which boasts high-sensitivity image recording and high-speed signal processing. That means you will have impressive, sharp images even in low-light shooting conditions. This feature also works with the TZ40ʼs Full HD Video Recording function.
LEICA is known around the world for its outstanding image-rendering quality and high standards. That is why the TZ40 features a 24mm ultra-wide-angle LEICA DC lens with 20x optical zoom. Not only does it boast exceptional optical performance with stunning clarity and minimum distortion and flare – the ultra-thin lens is what enables the camera to have such a slim, compact body.
To ensure stunning clarity with all your images, the TZ40 features unique Panasonic black box technology: the Nano Surface Coating. It boasts extremely low reflectance by minimising flaring and ghosts, while delivering exceptional optical performance. The result is outstandingly sharp images and videos that youʼll definitely want to share via your big-screen TV.
Life doesnʼt stand still, and you donʼt have to either. Thanks to HYBRID O.I.S.+ with the TZ40. During video recording, it uses the new 5-axis correction system to detect and effectively compensate for the cameraʼs five types of movement. This thoroughly suppresses blurring – from wide-angle to powerful zoom shots, or even when shooting while walking.
So you have even more flexibility when getting the shot you want, the TZ40 has the built-in Level Shot Function. It detects the horizontal line of the scene you are recording and keeps it even if the camera is tilted. That means you can capture stable videos in blind recording situations such as shooting from a high angle.