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Long Zoom Range Digital Camera Comparison Chart with Built-on Lens and 5x or Better Optical Zoom Range

Camera
(make & model)

Nominal
Resolution

Optical Resolution (Max.)


Interpolated Resolution
(Max.)

File Formats

Compatible
Storage Media

Sensitivity
(ISO Equivalent)

Shutter Speed
Range
(seconds)

Aperture
(Max.)

Focal Length
(35mm Equivalent) (camera with built-on lens)

Digital Zoom (Max.)
(camera
with built-on lens)

Focus Range (Normal / Macro) (camera with built-on lens)

Filter Mount (camera with built-on lens)

Optical Viewfinder (type)


LCD Display
(size)
Video Record
(format)

Audio Record
(format)

Built-in Flash


External Flash Sync (connection type)

Video Out (format)

Included
Power Source

Computer Interface

Operating System Compatibility

Dimensions


Weight

Key or Special Features

Fuji
FinePix 2800 Zoom

2.0 Megapixel

1600x1200

JPEG

SmartMedia

ISO 100

1/2 - 1/1500

f/2.8-4.8

38mm-228mm
(6x)

2.5x

32" - infinity
/ 4" - 32"

None

Yes
(TTL Electronic)
/ Yes (1.8")

Yes (AVI)
/ Yes (WAV)

Yes / No

No

4x AA Batteires

USB 1.1

Windows 98, ME, 2000;
Mac OS 8.6-9.x

3.7" x 3.0" x 2.8"
/ 9.8 oz.

-Webcam function
-SLR Configuration

Fuji
FinePix 3800

3.2 Megapixel

2048x1536

JPEG

xD-Picture Card

ISO 100

1/2 - 1/1500

f/2.8-4.8

38mm-228mm
(6x)

3.2x

34" - infinity
/ 3.9" - 31.5"

55mm with included adapter ring

Yes
(TTL Electronic)
/ Yes (1.8")

Yes (AVI)
/ Yes (WAV)

Yes / No

No

4x AA Batteries

USB 1.1

Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP; Mac OS 8.6 - OS X

3.9" x 3.0" x 2.7"
/ 10.4 oz.

-SLR Configuration

Fuji
FinePix S602

6.0 Megapixel (Interpolated)

2048x1536
/ 2832x2128

TIFF,

JPEG

SmartMedia, CompactFlash (type I & II)

ISO 100, 200 & 400, 800* & 1600*
(Auto & User selectable)
*1 Megapixel Mode ONLY

15 - 1/1000

f/2.8-3.1

35mm-210mm
(6x)

4.4x

20" - Infinity
/ 0.4" - 7.9"

No
(55mm with optional adapter ring)

Yes
(Mini-LCD TTL)
/ Yes (2.0")

Yes
(Motion JPEG)
/ Yes (WAV)

Yes / Yes (Hot Shoe)

Yes
(NTSC & PAL with Audio)

4x AA Batteries

USB 1.1

Windows 98, 2000, ME, XP;
Mac OS 8.6 - 9.x

4.8" x 3.2" x 3.8"
/ 17.6oz

-SLR Configuration

Hewlett-Packard
Photosmart 850

4.0 Megapixel

2272x1712

JPEG

Secure Digital (SD)
/ MultiMedia Card (MMC)

ISO 100 & 200 (Auto & User selectable)

16 - 1/2000

f/2.8-3.1

38mm-300mm
(8x)

7x

20" - infinity
/ 4" - 28"

No

Yes
(TTL Electronic Viewfinder)
/ Yes (2.0")

Yes (AVI)
/ Yes (WAV)

Yes / No

Yes
(NTSC with audio)

4x AA Batteries

USB 1.1

Windows 98SE, 2000, Me, XP;
Mac OS 9.1, or OS X 10.1.2 or higher

4.5" x 3.3" x 3.3"
/ 13.9 oz.

-Long Zoom (8x Optical)
-Direct Print via USB to HP Deskjet and -Photosmart printers

Minolta
DiMAGE 7Hi

5.0 Megapixel

2560x1920

RAW,
TIFF,
JPEG

CompactFlash (type I & II)

ISO 100, 200, 400 & 800
(Auto & User selectable)

15 - 1/4000, Bulb

f/2.8-3.5

28mm-200mm
(7x)

2x

16" - infinity
/ 8.3" - 20"

49mm

Yes
(TTL Electronic Viewfinder)
/ Yes (1.8")

Yes (MOV)
/ Yes (WAV)

Yes / Yes (Minolta Hot Shoe, PC Socket)

Yes
(NTSC & PAL)

4x AA Batteries

USB 1.1

Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP;
Mac OS 8.6 - 9.2.2, OS X (10.1 or later)

4.6" x 3.6" x 4.4"
/
18.7 oz

-SLR configuration
-Fast image processing

Minolta
DiMAGE 7i

5.0 Megapixel

2560 x 1920

 

RAW,
TIFF,
JPEG

CompactFlash (type I & II)

ISO 100, 200, 400 & 800
(Auto & User selectable)

15 - 1/4000, Bulb

f/2.8-3.5

28mm-200mm
(7x)

2x

16" - infinity
/ 8.3" - 20"

49mm

Yes
(TTL Electronic Viewfinder)
/ Yes (1.8")

Yes (MOV)
/ Yes (WAV)

Yes / Yes (Minolta Hot Shoe)

Yes
(NTSC & PAL)

4x AA Batteries

USB 1.1

Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP;
Mac OS 8.6 - 9.2.2, OS X (10.1 or later)

4.6" x 3.6" x 4.4"
/
18.7 oz

-SLR configuration

 

Nikon
Coolpix 5700

5.0 Megapixel

2560x1920

RAW (NEF),
TIFF,
JPEG

CompactFlash (type I & II)

ISO 100, 200, 400 & 800
(Auto & User selectable)

8 - 1/4000,
Bulb

f/2.8-4.2

35mm-280mm
(8x)

4x

20" - infinity
/ 1.2" infinity

None
(UR-E8 adapter required for Nikon lens accessories)

Yes
(TTL Electronic Viewfinder)
/ Yes (1.5")

Yes
(Motion JPEG with audio)
/ No

Yes / Yes (TTL Hot Shoe)

Yes
(NTSC & PAL)

EN-EL1 Lithium Battery

USB 1.1

Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, XP;
Mac OS 8.6 - 9.x, OS X (10.1.2 or later)

4.3" x 3.0" x 4.0"
/ 16.9 oz.

-SLR Configuration -Full manual capabilities

Olympus
Camedia
C-720 Ultra Zoom

3.0 Megapixel

1984x1488

TIFF,
JPEG

SmartMedia

ISO 100, 200 & 400
(Auto & User selectable)

8- 1/1000

f/2.8-3.5

40mm-320mm
(8x)

3x

24" - infinity
/ 3.9" - 78"

No
(CLA-4 adapter required to use lens accessories)

Yes
(Real Image)
/ Yes (1.5")

Yes
(Motion JPEG)
/ No

Yes / No

Yes (NTSC)

2x LB-01 (CR-V3) Lithium Batteries, 4x AA Batteries

USB 1.1 (Auto-connect USB)

Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP;
Mac OS 8.6 - 9.x, OS X (10.1 or later)

4.2" x 3.0" x 3.1"
/ 11.1 oz.

-Long optical zoom range (8x)
-Panorama mode

Olympus
Camedia
C-730 Ultra Zoom

3.0 Megapixel

2048x1360
/ 3200x2400 (OIE)

TIFF,
JPEG

xD-Picture card, SmartMedia

ISO 100, 200 & 400
(Auto & User selectable)

16 - 1/1000

f/2.8-3.5

38mm-380mm
(10x)

3x

24" -infinity
/ 3.9" - 24"

No
(CLA-4 adapter required to use lens accessories)

Yes (Real Image)
/ Yes (1.5")

Yes
(Motion JPEG)
/ Yes (WAV)

Yes / Yes (5 pin TTL terminal)

 

Yes (NTSC)

2x LB-01 (CR-V3) Lithium Batteries, 4x AA Batteries

USB 1.1 (Auto-connect USB)

Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP;
Mac OS 8.6 - 9.x, OS X (10.1 or later)

4.2" x 3.0" x 3.1"
/ 11.1 oz.

 

-Long optical zoom range (10x)
-Panorama mode

Sony
Cybershot
DSC-F717

5.0 Megapixel

2560x1920

TIFF,
JPEG

Memory Stick

ISO 100, 200, 400 & 800
(Auto select ONLY)

30 - 1/1000

f/2.0-2.4

38mm-190mm
(5x)

2x

2.5" - infinity
(Auto Macro)

58mm

Yes
(Eye Level True Zoom)
/ Yes (1.8")

Yes (MPEG)
/ Yes (WAV)

Yes / Yes (Hot Shoe)

Yes
(NTSC & PAL)

NP-FM50
InfoLithium
Battery

USB 1.1

Windows 98, 98SE, Me, 2000, XP;
Mac OS 8.6 - 9.x,
OS X

4.8" x 2.8" x 6.0"
/
24 oz.

-Carl Zeiss Lens
-Low Light
-Focus Assist
-Swivel lens

Sony
Mavica
MVC-FD75

0.3 Megapixel

640x480

JPEG

3.5" Floppy Disk

ISO 100

1/60-1/4000

f/1.8-2.9

40mm-400mm
(10x)

No

2.0" Infinity
(Auto Macro)

37mm

No / Yes (2.5")

No / No

Yes / No

No

NPF-330
InfoLithium
Battery

None

Windows 95, 98, NT 3.5 or higher
Macintosh OS 7.6.1 or higher

5.5" x 4.0" x 2.5"
/ 21 oz.

-Stores images on standard Floppy Discs
-Long Zoom
-Easy to use


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