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. 1–10× digital zoom, which works by enlarging the center of the image area.

  1. Select [Shooting: Digital zoom].

  2. Select an option.

    • Select [On].
  3. Use digital zoom.

    • To zoom, either tap [Digital Zoom] in the lower right of the screen or, if you have assigned [Digital zoom] in [Custom Functions: Customize buttons] to a button, press the button.
    • The digital zoom bar will appear.
    • Press the Up button key to zoom in, or press the Down button key to zoom out.
    • Pressing the shutter button halfway focuses with [1-point AF] (fixed at center).
    • To cancel digital zoom, select [Off] in step 2.


  • Using a tripod to prevent camera shake is recommended.
  • Time-lapse movies and Creative filters are not available.
  • Maximum ISO speed is ISO 25600.
  • 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.
  • The camera's internal temperature may rise and reduce the available recording time.
  • [Shooting: Standby: Low res.] is set to [Off] and cannot be changed ().


  • Magnification is approx. 1.6–10× with [Shooting: Movie cropping] set to [Enable] or with RF-S/EF-S lenses.
  • Digital zoom is also available when using Wireless Remote Control BR-E1 (sold separately, ).