A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8 reviewers who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8 thought it had a good zoom. Todd Evans mentioned in December last year “I can't imagine how bad the digital zoom must be - I didn't even try it”. Expert website Ephotozine.com said “A good zoom range, optical image stabilisation” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8 review. Two years ago expert website Imaging-Resource.com mentioned in their review “The SZ8 features a 12x optical zoom (24-288mm eq.) which slightly bests the 10x offered on the SZ3”.
One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good image stabiliser.
One Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it had a good lens. Expert review site Ephotozine.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said “It is designed for beginners and boasts a 12x optical zoom lens, built-in Wi-Fi” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8 review.