Four owners considered that this camcorder did not have a good autofocus. Website Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their Zoom Q4 review “The drone fades out while you watch movies as your focus shifts”. They also said “Focusing is a bit of a chore” in their review. And also mentioned “The good news is once it's dialed in it's hard to knock it out of focus on acc”.
Four people thought the product did not have a good zoom. Website Bhphotovideo.com said “Not sharp, remote response slow, no zoom” in their review of this camcorder. They also wrote “Limited Zoom” in their review. Just a Simple Pro Musician and Av Tech mentioned “Biggest disappointment is zoom is not gradient - its step” in their review of this camcorder but despite that they rated it 4 stars out of 5.
Two people considered that this camcorder did not have a good lens. Website Bhphotovideo.com said “Focusing the lens can be a bit difficult because it's not easy to turn the dial.” .