Fujifilm SL1000 with Panasonic LZ40 Comparison

Fujifilm SL1000 and Panasonic LZ40 Main Features

  • January, 2013
  • January, 2014
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 20 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 24-1200 mm (50x) F2.9-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 22-924 mm (42x) F3.0-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 12800 ISO
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 920k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • -
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 123 x 89 x 123 mm, 659g.
  • 126 x 87 x 94 mm, 524g.
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Fujifilm SL1000 Scores


Imaging score
36
Features score
57
Value for money score
67
Portability score
72
Overall score
51

Panasonic LZ40 Scores


Imaging score
23
Features score
42
Value for money score
56
Portability score
79
Overall score
39

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40 with Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 Overview


Let's compare FujiFilm FinePix SL1000 with Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Fujifilm SL1000 was released in 2013, and Panasonic LZ40 in 2014. Lumix DMC-LZ40 is newer, which is a plus. FinePix SL1000 1 years older.
The sensor resolution of FinePix SL1000 is greater than that of Lumix DMC-LZ40. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (Lumix DMC-LZ40), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Fujifilm SL1000, the maximum ISO is greater by 11200. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
FinePix SL1000 has electronic viewfinder, and the Lumix DMC-LZ40 doesn’t have. Viewfinder FinePix SL1000 has a higher resolution of 920k dots, Lumix DMC-LZ40 has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting. Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting.

General FinePix SL1000 Lumix DMC-LZ40
Brand FujiFilm Panasonic
Model FinePix SL1000 Lumix DMC-LZ40
Announced January, 2013 January, 2014
Body Type SLR-like (bridge) SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 0 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Fixed
Screen Resolution 920k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder Resolution 920
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1700 sec 1/1500 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash 10.80
Flash Modes n/a Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 5152 x 3864
Max Native ISO 12800 1600
Min Native ISO 64 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 6400
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 350 shots 320 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 659 g 524 g
Physical Dimensions 123 x 89 x 123 mm 126 x 87 x 94 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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