Reviews and Problems with Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 / DMC-ZS30
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I loved my old LumixDMC ZS 20
Robert Brooks, Amazon
26 May 2015
Summary: This happens so often in the electronics world. I loved my old LumixDMC ZS 20. Got this one for higher megapixel count. Big mistake. At 16mp the 20 was a far better camera. Better resolution, better quality overall. Goodbye, Panasonic
Summary: I bought the camera with the perception that the manual and instructions were in Japanese. This was not a problem because I found a manual on line in English. When I received the camera and turned it on everything was in Japanese.
Disappointed in the LCD touchscreen, which failed after just over a year.
R. Sellars, Amazon
22 September 2014
Summary: I have had this camera for only just over a year and the touchscreen LCD has completely failed - no picture at all. The camera still takes pictures, and very nice ones, but the replacement cost for the screen and labor is almost $200 so not worth doing.
Excerpt: My wife wanted a new camera before we went on an overseas trip late last year. She knew exactly what she wanted. It had to be compact, white, have a grip and a reasonably long telephoto. Image quality was not a consideration! This camera gets pretty good reviews.
Customer Service Lacking--Probably will not buy another Panasonic product
19 May 2014
Summary: My camera was getting an orange tint, so wrote an email asking for recommendations as to recommended setting changes, or to advise me as to what could be occurring. I actually asked 3 questions, which none of them were answered, and instead received a response to do a reset, and if that wouldn't...
Get the ZS20 instead of the ZS30 if you wear polarized sunglasses or have an iphone
4 April 2014
Summary: I love my Panasonic Lumix -- this is my fourth one. But get the ZS20 instead of the ZS30 if you wear polarized sunglasses. The screen for the ZS30 cannot be seen with polarized sunglasses in portrait mode.