Is digital zoom a worthless gimmick?

Started Jul 25, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: No, it's a deceptive marketing scam
In reply to Fazal Majid, Jul 27, 2013

Fazal Majid wrote:

Worthless means 0 value, when in reality that "feature" has negative value. It's deceptive marketing and should really be banned by truth-in-advertising laws.

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You're probably right, it'll pull the wool over the eyes of a lot of punters out there. But don't forget those same punters are just the sort of users who wouldn't even think of cropping their images to achieve the same results. So they'd be getting something from the camera that they otherwise wouldn't have.

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