The digital zooms of cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera range from 1x to 120x, and the average digital zoom is 6.6x. With a digital zoom of 7.2 times zoom factor, the Pentax VS20 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst medium megapixel cameras of this age.
We compared this digital camera to all the other 7.2x digital zoom digital cameras and we think the Pentax X-5, and the Fujifilm FinePix JX350 which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.
If this Pentax digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DSC-W530L (8x and higher rated), the DSC-W610 (9x and higher rated), or the DSC-W580 (10x and higher rated) all from Sony.
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