The number of times the image can be enlarged with the optics of the camera. The optical zoom 'moves' you closer to the subject without sacrificing quality. The higher the optical zoom, the farther away you can be to take a photo and still get a clear, close-up image.
3.1, 3.1 x
With Video capture, With Video capture
3840x2160, 3840x2160 pixels
HDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0 Micro-B, HDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0 Micro-B
1 x BP-DC15 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 1025 mAh, 1 x BP-DC15 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 1025 mAh