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What is the Optical Zoom of the Sony NEX-3NL?

Sony NEX-3NL

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NEX-3NL

The Sony NEX-3NL uses interchangeable lenses and the optical zoom depends on which lens you use.

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

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