One owner thought the product had a good autofocus. Tommo wrote four years ago “The Sonys optical stabalisation is fantastic - really really good, Quick focus, surprisingly good stills” in their Sony HDR-CX730E review and scored it 9 stars.
One person who reviewed this camcorder thought it had a good zoom. Eu mentioned on Amazon.co.uk five years ago “The only down side is that if you want to close up the autofous fails, does zoom to a certain distance” in their review of this camcorder.
One owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good lens.