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 Difference between digital zoom and optical zoom?

Answer The optical zoom fills the complete sensor with image.The digital zoom crops the already tiny sensor to just a portion of it.It is a marketing gimmick, not anything you can count on if you want qua... Read More »
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What's the difference between optical zoom and digital zoom on a digital camera. Which do I most likely want?

Optical zoom is good and digital zoom sucks. Optical zoom is "real" zoom done with the camera lens. Digital zoom is really just a way to enlarge pixels and degrade the image. Ignore it completel... Read More »
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What is the difference between optical zoom & digital zoom on a camera?

The optical zoom is a true zoom. The lens uses all of the sensor on the camera so the resolution remains the same at any focal length A "digital" zoom really only crops the sensor, thus reducing t... Read More »
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What is the difference between optical zoom and digital zoom when using a camcorder?

Optical and digital zoom Optical zoom is the change created by focusing lenses to see further away or closer.Digital zoom is a change in the size of the digital optical reader surface used to read... Read More »
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What is the difference between Optical Zoom and Digital Zoom for a digital camera?

A optical zoom use the lenses to focus in on a subject, pretty much the same way binoculars work. Digital zoom magnifies the subject by enlarging in in the pic thru a digital process, this is not a... Read More »
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