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.
Optical zoom range
Images are magnified within the optical zoom range of this product.
Smart Zoom range ()
Zoom images without causing the original quality to deteriorate by partially cropping an image (only when [JPEG Image Size] is set to [M], [S] or [VGA]).
Clear Image Zoom range ()
Zoom images using an image process with less deterioration. When you set [Zoom Setting] to [ClearImage Zoom] or [Digital Zoom], you can use this zoom function.
Digital Zoom range ()
You can magnify images using an image process. When you set [Zoom Setting] to [Digital Zoom], you can use this zoom function.
- The default setting for the [Zoom Setting] is [Optical zoom only].
- The default setting for the [JPEG Image Size] is [L]. To use the smart zoom, change [JPEG Image Size] to [M], [S] or [VGA].
- Zooming is not available when shooting panoramic images.
The Smart Zoom, Clear Image Zoom and Digital Zoom functions are not available when shooting in the following situations:
- [File Format] is set to [RAW] or [RAW & JPEG].
- [Record Setting] is set to [120p]/[100p].
- The mode dial is set to (High Frame Rate).
- During continuous shooting with [Shutter Type] set to [Auto] or [Electronic Shutter]
- The smart teleconverter function is assigned to one of the custom keys.
- You cannot use the Smart Zoom function with movies.
- Zooming is not available when the screen is set to HFR (High Frame Rate) shooting.
- When you use a zoom function other than the optical zoom, the [Focus Area] setting is disabled and the focusing frame is shown by the dotted line. The AF operates with priority on and around the center area.
- When you use the Smart Zoom, Clear Image Zoom or Digital Zoom function, [Metering Mode] is locked to [Multi].
When using the Smart Zoom, Clear Image Zoom or Digital Zoom function, the following functions are not available:
- Face/Eye Priority in AF
- Face Priority in Multi Metering
- Tracking function
- Auto Object Framing