Digital Zoom

Sets the total zoom scale (including 3.6× optical zoom). When [Digital Zoom] is set to [On], the camera zooms images without deteriorating the original quality, but it automatically switches over to [Digital Zoom] when that zoom range (for achieving the original image quality) is exceeded.
When [Clear Image Zoom] is set to [On] to shoot still images, the camera automatically switches over to [Digital Zoom] when the [Clear Image Zoom] range is exceeded. [Details]
  1. MENU 4 [Digital Zoom] desired mode

The quality of the resulting image will deteriorate when is displayed, but you can enlarge images 4× up to the maximum zoom scale.
Does not use [Digital Zoom] when shooting still images. If [Digital Zoom] is set to [Off], the digital zoom function will work when recording a movie.

  • When using [Clear Image Zoom], the maximum zoom scale for [Digital Zoom] is 2×.

  • [Digital Zoom] is not available in the following situations:

  • In [Sweep Panorama] mode

  • When the Smile Shutter function is activated.

  • When [Drive Mode] is set to [Self-portrait].

  • When [Quality] is set to [RAW] or [RAW & JPEG].

  • When [ISO] is set to [Multi Frame Noise Reduct.].

  • The Face Detection function does not operate in the range of [Digital Zoom].