The zoom features available with this product

The zoom feature of the product provides a higher magnification zoom by combining various zoom features. The icon displayed on the screen changes, according to the selected zoom feature.

When a power zoom lens is mounted:

When a lens other than a power zoom lens is mounted:

  1. Optical zoom range
    Zoom images in the zoom range of a lens.
    When a power zoom lens is mounted, the zoom bar of the optical zoom range is displayed.
    When a lens other than a power zoom lens is mounted, the zoom slider is fixed at the left end of the zoom bar while the zoom position is in the optical zoom range (displayed as ×1.0).

  2. Smart Zoom range ()
    Zoom images without causing the original quality to deteriorate by partially cropping an image (only when the image size is [M] or [S]).

  3. Clear Image Zoom range ()
    Zoom images using an image process with less deterioration. When you set [Zoom Setting] to [On:ClearImage Zoom] or [On:Digital Zoom], you can use this zoom function.

  4. Digital Zoom range ()
    You can magnify images using an image process. When you set [Zoom Setting] to [On:Digital Zoom], you can use this zoom function.

Note

  • The default setting for the [Zoom Setting] is [Optical zoom only].
  • The default setting for the [Image Size] is [L]. To use the smart zoom, change [Image Size] to [M] or [S].
  • Zoom functions other than the optical zoom are not available when shooting in the following situations:
    • [Quality] is set to [RAW] or [RAW & JPEG].
    • [Record Setting] is set to [120p]/[100p].
    • During slow-motion/quick-motion shooting with the [Frame Rate] set to [120fps]/[100fps]
  • You cannot use the Smart Zoom function with movies.
  • When a power zoom lens is mounted, you cannot use [Zoom] under MENU. If you enlarge image past the optical zoom range, the product automatically switches to another [Zoom] function than the optical zoom.
  • When you use a zoom function other than the optical zoom, [Metering Mode] is fixed to [Multi].
  • When using a zoom function other than the optical zoom, the following functions are not available:
    • Face Detection
    • Lock-on AF
  • To use another zoom function than the optical zoom for movies, assign [Zoom] to the desired button using [Custom Key(Shoot.)].