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Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40

Portability
66
Imaging
44
Features
38
Overall
41
Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 front
Portability
67
Imaging
45
Features
35
Overall
41

Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40 Key Specs

Panasonic L10
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - Four Thirds Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • No Video
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 556g - 135 x 96 x 78mm
  • Announced December 2007
Panasonic LZ40
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Boost to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 22-924mm (F3.0-6.5) lens
  • 524g - 126 x 87 x 94mm
  • Announced January 2014
  • Succeeded the Panasonic LZ30
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Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40 Overview

Here is a extended assessment of the Panasonic L10 and Panasonic LZ40, former being a Advanced DSLR while the latter is a Small Sensor Superzoom and both of them are built by Panasonic. There exists a sizable gap among the sensor resolutions of the L10 (10MP) and LZ40 (20MP) and the L10 (Four Thirds) and LZ40 (1/2.3") come with totally different sensor measurements.

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The L10 was introduced 7 years earlier than the LZ40 and that is a fairly significant difference as far as camera technology is concerned. Each of these cameras come with different body type with the Panasonic L10 being a Mid-size SLR camera and the Panasonic LZ40 being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.

Before delving in to a full comparison, below is a brief overview of how the L10 scores against the LZ40 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Panasonic L10 over the Panasonic LZ40

 L10 LZ40 
Focus manually More accurate focus

Reasons to pick Panasonic LZ40 over the Panasonic L10

 LZ40 L10 
AnnouncedJanuary 2014December 2007Fresher by 73 months
Screen dimension3"2.5"Bigger screen (+0.5")
Screen resolution460k207kCrisper screen (+253k dot)

Common features in the Panasonic L10 and Panasonic LZ40

 L10 LZ40 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Neither has selfie screen
Touch screen Neither has Touch screen

Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40 Physical Comparison

For those who are planning to carry your camera often, you need to take into account its weight and proportions. The Panasonic L10 has outside measurements of 135mm x 96mm x 78mm (5.3" x 3.8" x 3.1") with a weight of 556 grams (1.23 lbs) and the Panasonic LZ40 has measurements of 126mm x 87mm x 94mm (5.0" x 3.4" x 3.7") with a weight of 524 grams (1.16 lbs).

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Take into account, the weight of an ILC will differ based on the lens you have at that time. Below is the front view over all size comparison of the L10 against the LZ40.

Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40 size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the L10 and LZ40 is 66 and 67 respectively.

Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40 top view buttons comparison

Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40 Sensor Comparison

Typically, its hard to envision the contrast in sensor sizing simply by viewing specifications. The visual below should provide you a more clear sense of the sensor measurements in the L10 and LZ40.

Plainly, the 2 cameras have got different megapixel count and different sensor sizing. The L10 with its bigger sensor will make shooting bokeh simpler and the Panasonic LZ40 will provide you with extra detail using its extra 10 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also help you crop photographs much more aggressively. The older L10 will be behind with regard to sensor tech.

Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40 sensor size comparison

Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40 Screen and ViewFinder

Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Panasonic L10
Portrait photography with Panasonic LZ40
56
you can focus manually
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
saves RAW files
low MP (10MP)
40
decent MP (20 megapixels)
offers face detection focusing
manual focus not available
no external flash support
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Street Comparison

Panasonic L10 Street photography details
Panasonic LZ40 Street photography details
59
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
saves RAW files
lighter than competition in class (556 grams)
no articulating screen
no image stabilization
45
built in image stabilization (Optical)
screen is fixed
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
heavier than average in class (524g)
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Sports Comparison

Panasonic L10 Sports photography information
Panasonic LZ40 Sports photography information
42
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
supports phase detect auto focus
slow frames per second (3.0 frames/s)
no image stabilization
low MP (10 megapixels)
47
amazing zoom range (22-924mm 42.0 x zoom)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (20MP)
offers tracking autofocus
slow continuous shooting (1.0 fps)
no shutter priority
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Panasonic L10 Travel photography highlights
Panasonic LZ40 Travel photography highlights
51
lighter than competition in class (556 grams)
flash built-in
lack of Time Lapse recording
low MP (10MP)
display isn't selfie friendly
55
decent MP (20 megapixels)
has built in flash
pretty wide (22mm)
long reach (924mm)
doesn't have Time Lapse function
heavier than average in class (524 grams)
screen is not selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Panasonic L10
Landscape photography with Panasonic LZ40
49
you can focus manually
interchangeable lenses (Micro Four Thirds mount)
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
saves RAW files
tiny screen (2.5 inches)
no image stabilization
low MP (10 megapixels)
lack of Time Lapse recording
44
pretty wide (22mm)
screen size is good (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (20 megapixels)
manual focus not available
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
doesn't have Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Panasonic L10 as a Vlogging camera
Panasonic LZ40 as a Vlogging camera
9
can't shoot video
27
pretty wide (22mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detection focusing
has external mic support
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
screen is not selfie friendly
video resolution low (1280 x 720 pixels)
heavier than average in class (524 grams)
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Panasonic L10 vs Panasonic LZ40 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Panasonic L10 and Panasonic LZ40
 Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40
General Information
Brand Name Panasonic Panasonic
Model type Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40
Type Advanced DSLR Small Sensor Superzoom
Announced 2007-12-14 2014-01-06
Physical type Mid-size SLR SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS CCD
Sensor size Four Thirds 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 17.3 x 13mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 224.9mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 10MP 20MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 3648 x 2736 5152 x 3864
Max native ISO 1600 1600
Max boosted ISO - 6400
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW format
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 3 9
Lens
Lens mount type Micro Four Thirds fixed lens
Lens zoom range - 22-924mm (42.0x)
Maximum aperture - f/3.0-6.5
Macro focusing range - 1cm
Number of lenses 45 -
Crop factor 2.1 5.8
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 2.5" 3"
Resolution of screen 207k dots 460k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Screen technology - TFT LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Optical (pentamirror) None
Viewfinder coverage 95 percent -
Viewfinder magnification 0.47x -
Features
Slowest shutter speed 60s 15s
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000s 1/1500s
Continuous shooting rate 3.0 frames/s 1.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 11.00 m 10.80 m
Flash settings Auto, Red-Eye Auto, On, Red-Eye On, Red-Eye Slow Sync, Off, Slow Sync (1&2) Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions - 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p), 320 x 240 (30p)
Max video resolution None 1280x720
Video data format - Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 556 gr (1.23 lbs) 524 gr (1.16 lbs)
Dimensions 135 x 96 x 78mm (5.3" x 3.8" x 3.1") 126 x 87 x 94mm (5.0" x 3.4" x 3.7")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating 55 not tested
DXO Color Depth rating 21.3 not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating 10.8 not tested
DXO Low light rating 429 not tested
Other
Battery life - 320 photographs
Battery style - Battery Pack
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage type SD/MMC/SDHC card SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots 1 1
Launch price $350 $219