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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'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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