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6 Best Smartphones with Optical Zoom

If you appreciate good pictures and you are on a hunt for a new smartphone, check out these 6 best smartphones with optical zoom.

When you want to take a picture of something, but you are not able to approach closer, zoom always comes in handy. It approaches you to the object without you having to move physically. Smartphone cameras can have two types of zoom, optical and digital. Many people think that optical zoom and digital zoom do the same thing. Well, that isn’t quite true.



Optical zoom is achieved by retractable lenses that physically approach the camera closer. This is why the images taken with optical zoom keep the same quality. Digital zoom is just a fancy name for image process. Digital zoom basically centers the object and increases the pixel size. The thing that digital zoom does can be achieved with any image processing software. Images that you get with a digital zoom turn out to have a bad quality. Of course, if you are just taking selfies, you don’t need any kind of zoom, do you? To all selfie lovers, we advise to check out our list of 15 Worst Times and Places to Take a Selfie so you wouldn’t repeat the same mistakes.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at the 6 best smartphones with optical zoom!