With easy-to-use controls, a nice tilting LCD, and pleasing photo quality, the affordable 34x zoom Nikon Coolpix L830 is a solid pick.
Check out some examples of just what the 16-megapixel S9700 and its 30x zoom lens are capable of and download full-size image samples.
The S9700 packs a 30x zoom lens, very good photo and video quality, and all the trimmings you should expect.
For what's essentially an entry-level point-and-shoot with a long zoom lens, the L830 is capable of taking some very nice photos.
With easy-to-use controls, a nice tilting LCD, and pleasing photo quality, this 34x zoom camera is a solid pick.
Sure the P600 has a 60x zoom lens, but can it take a good picture? See for yourself a little of what this camera is capable of.
The 12x zoom S810c is a much more pocket- and wallet-friendly Android camera option than Samsung's Galaxy Camera 2.
For zoom fiends, the P600 might just be the point-and-shoot to get.
Outside of some design quibbles, the Nikon Coolpix S9700 puts big zoom power and nice photo quality (snugly) in your pocket.
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The Nikon Coolpix P600 isn't the quickest camera, but that might be a small price to pay for having such a long lens on a relatively compact, lightweight camera.