Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Vs Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Vs Nikon Coolpix S9700 Comparison
ProductsLumix DMC-ZS40
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40
PowerShot SX700 HS
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
Coolpix S9700
Nikon Coolpix S9700
Prices


Whirlwire Rating37251142011648
Video Features
Format
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
  • MOV
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • H.264
MicrophoneStereo Stereo Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 15fps
  • 720p @ 12.5fps
  • 540p @ 30fps
  • 540p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 120fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 240p @ 240fps
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage Slot Amount1 N/A N/A
Storage Built-in12MB N/A 329MB
Sensor
Max Resolution4896 x 3672 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Other Resolutions
  • 4896 x 3264
  • 2896 x 2752
  • 3664 x 3664
  • 4000 x 3000
  • 4000 x 2692
  • 4000 x 2248
  • 2992 x 2992
  • 3264 x 2448
  • 3264 x 2176
  • 3264 x 1840
  • 2448 x 2448
  • 2560 x 1920
  • 2560 x 1712
  • 2560 x 1440
  • 1920 x 1920
  • 2048 x 1536
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1536 x 1536
  • 640 x 480
  • 640 x 424
  • 640 x 360
  • 480 x 480
  • 4608 x 3072
  • 4608 x 2592
  • 3456 x 3456
  • 3264 x 2448
  • 3264 x 2176
  • 3264 x 1832
  • 2448 x 2448
  • 640 x 480
  • 640 x 424
  • 640 x 360
  • 480 x 480
  • 3264 x 2448
  • 2272 x 1704
  • 1600 x 1200
  • 640 x 480
Image Ratio
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 4:3
  • 1:2.16:9
Megapixels18.1 16.1 16.0
Size1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
TypeCMOS BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
ProcessorVenus Engine DIGIC 6 N/A
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.0 3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels92,000 922,000 921,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeElectronic N/A N/A
Viewfinder Coverage100% N/A N/A
Viewfinder resolution200,000 N/A N/A
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-ion battery NB-6LH lithium-ion battery Lithium-ion EN-EL12
Battery Life (shots)300 250 300
Weight (grams)240 269 232
Dimensions111 x 64 x 34mm 113 x 66 x 35 mm 110 x 64 x 35 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Face Detection
Digital Zoom2 4 4
Manual Focus N/A N/A
Number of Focus Points23 9 99
Lens MountFixed Fixed Fixed
Focal length minimum (mm)24 25 25
Focal length maximum (mm)720 750 750
Optical zoom30.0 30.0 30.0
Image
ISO Range100-3200 100-3200 N/A
ISO Minimum100 100 N/A
ISO Maximum6,400 3,200 N/A
White Balance Presets4 6 7
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilisation
Uncompressed FormatRAW N/A N/A
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Fine
  • Standard
  • Super Fine
  • Fine
Standard
File FormatN/A JPEG JPEG
Features
Minimum shutter speed4 sec 15 sec 8 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec 1/3200 sec 1/2000 sec
Aperture Priority N/A
Shutter Priority N/A
Manual Exposure Mode N/A
Exposure Modes N/A
Scene Modes N/A N/A
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)6.4 3.5 6.0
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • Auto/Red-eye Reduction
  • Forced On
  • Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction
  • Forced Off
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Slow Sync
  • Auto
  • Off
  • On
FPS10 9 7
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±1 (3 frames at 1/3 EV 2/3 EV 1 EV steps) N/A N/A
Orientation Sensor N/A
GPS N/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Wireless
Remote ControlOptional N/A N/A
Body Type
Body TypeCompact Compact Compact
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