Digital Zoom

With the recording size set to [Full HD29.97 fps]/[Full HD23.98 fps] (NTSC) or [Full HD25.00 fps] (PAL), you can shoot with approx. 3–10× digital zoom.

  1. Set the Mode dial to a mode other than Special scene or Creative filters.

  2. Select [Shooting: Digital zoom].

  3. Select an option.

    • Select the amount to zoom, then press SET.
  4. Use digital zoom.

    • Press the Up key Down key keys.
    • The digital zoom bar will appear.
    • Press the Up key key to zoom in or press the Down key key to zoom out.
    • When you press the shutter button halfway, the camera will focus with [1-point AF] (fixed at center).
    • To cancel digital zoom, set [Disable] in step 2.


  • Using a tripod to prevent camera shake is recommended.
  • Time-lapse movies, Creative filters, and Movie digital IS are not available.
  • The maximum ISO speed will be ISO 6400.
  • A magnified view is not available.
  • Since Movie digital zoom processes the image digitally, the image will look grainier at higher magnifications. Noise, dots of light, etc. may also become noticeable.
  • The scene icon will not be displayed.
  • Also see Shooting Conditions That Make Focusing Difficult.