This bridge camera gives you many of the features and controls of a dSLR, but for a much lower price.
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.
For zoom fiends, the P600 might just be the point-and-shoot to get.
The 12x zoom S810c is a much more pocket- and wallet-friendly Android camera option than Samsung's Galaxy Camera 2.
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.
Outside of some design quibbles, the Nikon Coolpix S9700 puts big zoom power and nice photo quality (snugly) in your pocket.
With easy-to-use controls, a nice tilting LCD, and pleasing photo quality, the affordable 34x zoom Nikon Coolpix L830 is a solid pick.