Updated on 2 August 2013 by

Best 5x optical zoom digital cameras are compact, have around 12 Megapixel resolution and they are easy to use. Most of the best 5x zoom cameras are from Canon.
In this listing we are showing the cameras having optical zoom between 5x and 10x.


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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
Fujifilm FinePix XP80
Canon IXUS 160
Nikon Coolpix S3700
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
Fujifilm FinePix XP80
Canon IXUS 160
Nikon Coolpix S3700
$1,800
$154 - $230
$120 - $269
$140
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Mar 2015
Mar 2015
Mar 2015
Camera Type
SLR-like (bridge)
Compact
Ultracompact
Ultracompact
Optical Zoom
8.3 x
5.0 x
8.0 x
8.0 x
Resolution
20.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
CCD
CCD
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
2.7 in.
2.7 in.
2.7 in.
Image Sensor Size
13.23 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
Average Rating
 4.2 stars
 4.2 stars
 3.2 stars
 3.5 stars
Image Quality
85% Positive
15% Negative
Focus
71% Positive
29% Negative
Video
83% Positive
17% Negative
Ease of Use
40% Positive
60% Negative
Low Light
75% Positive
25% Negative