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 Difference between optical zoom and digital zoom?

Answer The optical zoom is what your camera sees through the glass. The higher the optical zoom, the farther the lens will see. Digital zoom is pixel cropping. It will do what the optical zoom is doing... 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 & 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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Difference between digital zoom and optical zoom?

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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