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HTC predicts smartphone optical zoom in 18 to 24 months

The feature could put smartphones in direct competition with higher-end digital cameras, HTC says.

By April 18, 2014

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Corephotonic dual-camera puts optical zoom on phones

This new dual-camera module combines images from a wide-angle and telephoto lens to create much-improved smartphone zoom, with no moving parts. Hit play to see a demo.

By February 27, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom leaks, has optical zoom

Some pictures of the S4 Zoom have leaked online, showing off the optical zoom, shutter button, and tripod mount.

By June 8, 2013

Review

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

If you absolutely must have a phone with an optical zoom, the K Zoom is basically your only option. It's bulky though, and the pictures it takes aren't any better than the Galaxy S5's. You'll be far better off with a cheap Android phone and a decent compact digital camera.

June 12, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 12, 2014

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Mio Link heart rate monitor

The $99 Mio Link uses its optical sensor to track your heart rate.

February 23, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy K Zoom squashes 10x zoom into a smartphone

The Galaxy K Zoom is a 4.8-inch Android phone with a 20-megapixel camera and a whopping 10x optical zoom lens. Hit play on our video review to see if it's the ultimate photography phone.

By June 12, 2014

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Fujifilm X-S1 has a 26x optical zoom

Fujifilm has launched a new bridge camera, and it's packing a 26x optical zoom, as well as a 12-megapixel sensor.

By November 23, 2011

Review

Nikon Coolpix S9700

Outside of some design quibbles, the Nikon Coolpix S9700 puts big zoom power and nice photo quality (snugly) in your pocket.

May 6, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 6, 2014
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Nikon Coolpix L830

With easy-to-use controls, a nice tilting LCD, and pleasing photo quality, the affordable 34x zoom Nikon Coolpix L830 is a solid pick.

April 30, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 30, 2014
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Samsung imaging boss: K Zoom will outstrip ‘imperfect’ S4 Zoom

Sun Hong Lim, senior vice president of Samsung's imaging business, says the new K Zoom is a "camera-specialized' smartphone."

By April 28, 2014