What are the best cameras with 30x and more optical zoom?

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    #1Sony DSCHX90V/B

    Sony DSCHX90V/B

    Sony DSCHX90V/B is an 18.2-megapixel digital camera with three-inch LCD screen, 30x optical zoom, and a built-in retractable viewfinder. It also can be connected to smartphones through Wi-Fi with NFC.

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    Tammy Moore
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Awesome cheapy camera to take pic of the kids or similar. Connects with your phone! Slightly cheaper from a different seller though. "
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    #2Canon PowerShot SX530

    Canon PowerShot SX530

    Canon PowerShot SX530 is a digital camera with 50x optical zoom and Wi-Fi connectivity using NFC which enables you to transfer images and videos to any compatible mobile device.  

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    Cheng Chang
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "The Canon PowerShot SX530 is arguably the best optical zoom camera on the market. It has a ridiculous 50x zoom with shake correction which I used to capture amazing pictures of animals from a safe distance. The wifi connectivity allows for easy transfer of pictures too. "
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    #3Nikon COOLPIX A900

    Nikon COOLPIX A900

    Nikon COOLPIX A900 is a 20MP digital camera with 4.3 to 151mm focal length, 35-times optical zoom lens, and 70x dynamic zoom. It can also record videos in UHD 4K at 30 fps and has a tilting LCD. 

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    Nathan Soto
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "The Nikon COOLPIX A900 is a compact digital camera at a great price. It offers 35x optical zoom , 70x dynamic zoom, and a 20 MP sensor. It's a great camera for those who want a little more than a basic camera that doesn't break the bank."
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    #4Canon PowerShot SX700

    Canon PowerShot SX700

    The Canon PowerShot SX700 is a digital camera with a 30x optical zoom, NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity and a superb 16.1MP sensor, 3-inch TFT LCD  with wide viewing angle and it also captures 1080p HD quality video. 

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    Aradhya Gupta
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "Based on the reviews, this is a pretty good camera although not the best. The price is fairly reasonable, though. It does have the 30x optical zoom, but not much more."
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    #5PANASONIC LUMIX DC-ZS70K

    PANASONIC LUMIX DC-ZS70K

    PANASONIC LUMIX DC-ZS70K is a 20.3-megapixel and 4K digital camera, with a 24mm LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR Lens to allow 30x optical zoom. It also has touch-enabled three-inch flip-front display and a Wi-Fi connectivity.

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    Jesse Banks
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I really enjoy the clarity of this camera. I think the high amount of megapixels provided a great amount of detail in my pictures. I have been very impressed with this camera so far."
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    #6Nikon COOLPIX B700

    Nikon COOLPIX B700

    Nikon COOLPIX B700 is a digital camera with 20.2MP and 60x optical zoom lens. Its is uses a rechargeable Li-ion battery EN-EL23 and can record UHD 4K video at 30P. It also includes a built-in Wi-Fi with NFC and Bluetooth connectivity. 

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    Sharon Gomez
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "The built in wi-fi is a great feature on this camera. It allows me to download pictures directly to my computer without having to find any kind of a cord, which is great. I love the zoom which has allowed me to take great pictures of wildlife in my travels. "
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    #7Canon PowerShot SX540

    Canon PowerShot SX540

    Canon PowerShot SX540 is a 20.3-megapixel digital camera with DIGIC 6 Image Processor and 50x optical zoom, which also includes a Wi-Fi & NFC connectivity. It can also record 1080p full HD video at 60p. 

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    Ralph Powell
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "This is one camera that I can definitely recommend. This has a sharp lens that is perfect for capturing those moments you want to save. It is very user-friendly, so I think any beginner can use this camera with ease. Buy this with confidence as this is one of the best."
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    #8Canon Powershot SX60

    Canon Powershot SX60

    Canon Powershot SX60 is a 16.1-Megapixel digital camera with 65x optical zoom lens, three-inch LCD tilt screen and can record 1080p HD video in an MP4 format. It also has a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity with NFC. 

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    David Castro
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "If you need a good camera with a powerful optical zoom (30x or more), check out the Canon Powershot SX60. It's a 16 MP camera that has a 65x optical zoom lens, large 3 inch LCD screen and has the ability to record 1080p video as well. Connectivity is provided by Wi-Fi and NFC for convenience. Quite good for the price!"
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    #9Nikon COOLPIX B500

    Nikon COOLPIX B500

    Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera boasts a 16MP lens and 40x optical zoom capacity. You can control and sync this camera to your smartphone via Bluetooth connectivity. B500 can also capture 1080p high-definition videos at 30 fps.

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    Olivia Morrison
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "The Nikon CoolPix B500 Digital Camera is the best in it's class, it boast of a high ranking, 4.5 on Amazon with over 300 satisfied customer reviews. With 30 times the zoom capacity, ensures that whatever you are aiming at you will get results like a professional photographer."
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    #10Canon PowerShot SX730

    Canon PowerShot SX730

    Canon PowerShot SX730 is a 20.3-megapixel digital camera with 40x optical zoom and three-inch tilt LCD and Digi 6 image processor. It also has a Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth connectivity. 

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    Harini Trivedi
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "This camera is a life saver! Usually when I search online, I tend to get caught in reviews that claim an item is better than what it is. I needed a camera for an upcoming vacation to the Grand Canyon with my family and was praying that I wouldn't fall for another scammed 5 star review. When I saw this camera I gave it a shot because the design is sleek and beautiful (also Canon is a great brand). I was absolutely blown away by the clarity and how vivid, yet realistic colors displayed on my LCD screen. The battery life lasted way longer than expected and if I could give this camera 100 stars, I would."
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    #11Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

    Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

    Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a 16.3-megapixel CMOS with 21x optical zoom and 4.8-inch touch screen LCD. It has a Wi-Fi connectivity to access the photos through an Android phone and share it instantly. 

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    Roger King
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Samsung makes good electronics, but cameras are a bit more specialized. I think if you are going to get a camera separate from your phone, you should get a high end camera."

Summary

Best What are the best cameras with 30x and more optical zoom
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Sony DSCHX90V/BElectronics 27 Paid
2Canon PowerShot SX530Electronics 22 Paid
3Nikon COOLPIX A900Electronics 20 Paid
4Canon PowerShot SX700Electronics 19 Paid
5PANASONIC LUMIX DC-ZS70KElectronics 16 Paid
6Nikon COOLPIX B700Electronics 11 Paid
7Canon PowerShot SX540Electronics 10 Paid
8Canon Powershot SX60Electronics 7 Paid
9Nikon COOLPIX B500Electronics 6 Paid
10Canon PowerShot SX730Electronics 2 Paid
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