Updated on 3 December 2015 by

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
$1,800
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$120 - $269
$140
$1,599
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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
Average Rating
 4.2 stars
 4.0 stars
 3.2 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.1 stars
Image Quality
85% Positive
15% Negative
100% Positive
100% Negative
Focus
71% Positive
29% Negative
100% Positive
71% Positive
29% Negative
Video
83% Positive
17% Negative
100% Negative
Ease of Use
40% Positive
60% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
Low Light
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Negative

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