Why is there no 1/1.7" 10x compact?

Started May 16, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Helmut Eder
Helmut Eder Regular Member • Posts: 457
Why is there no 1/1.7" 10x compact?

With the 1/2.3" sensors, compacts can reach up to 30x optical zoom (with accompanying IQ compromises) - I just don't understand why there isn't a single compact out there with a 10x optical range (say 24-240) and 1/1.7" sensor - surely this must be possible!

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