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Sony DSC-S930 Camera (optical/digital zoom)

by ojdl / March 21, 2012 7:42 AM PDT

I have my camera set for 10mp auto-focus. Is there an "indicator" when I use the "zoom" to let me know when I have exceeded the "3x-optical" capability and began using "digital zoom". I have heard that "optical" is better than "digital", but neither the instruction manual or handbook mention an "indicator". THANKS

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by PistonCupChampion / March 21, 2012 8:09 AM PDT

Page 14 in the manual shows the indicator on the LCD, what x factor, and whether you have Smart Zoom or Precision Digital Zoom engaged.

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Optical versus Digital zoom?
by maryjones1971 / March 25, 2012 11:17 AM PDT
In reply to: Page 14

Yeah! Most Digital camera ads talk about both optical and digital zoom, but I am really not sure about this even though technology can make this happen. But then, can anyone brief me on how these two apps works?

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