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The 6x optical zoom is a suitable zooming option for urban dwellers and travelers who capture outdoor scenery and urban dwellers. From the optical zooming options above more than 5x, you could always get a detailed picture. Such type of cameras are compact; and most of the best cameras are from Nikon.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
Canon IXUS 275 HS
Canon IXUS 160
Nikon Coolpix S3700
Lytro Illum
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
Canon IXUS 275 HS
Canon IXUS 160
Nikon Coolpix S3700
Lytro Illum
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Sep 2015
Mar 2015
Mar 2015
Nov 2014
Optical Zoom
8.3 x
12.0 x
8.0 x
8.0 x
8.3 x
Camera Type
SLR-like (bridge)
Ultracompact
Ultracompact
Ultracompact
SLR-style mirrorless
Resolution
20.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CCD
CCD
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
2.7 in.
2.7 in.
4.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
13.23 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.23 mm

most complete all-in-one camera

The zoom of the lens is quite smooth and fluid, and you can reach the end of the zoom range fairly quickly.

Good choice for beginners on a budget

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Refocus capability has limited uses.