The BEST superzoom. Your opinion.

Started Aug 9, 2014 | Discussions thread
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BobT Forum Pro • Posts: 12,951
The BEST superzoom. Your opinion.

I'm pretty sure that a current model of a Canon, Panasonic, Nikon or Fuji will be candidates for your answers.  Maybe some others.  I would like a recommendation for a BEST superzoom bridge camera.  But more importantly....why?  The person asking me this question also has a priority of concern list:

Best IQ throughout, but especially at the tele end.

Best higher ISO

Easiest accessible menu

Decent manual focus(told him I'm not sure any qualify)

And, 30X zoom or longer, a wider aperture, reasonable shot-to-shot speed(Canon's SX50 doesn't qualify here----I have it)

Things that do NOT matter:  battery capacity, Wi-Fi, size/weight, video capabilities, audio, other newer gimmicky additions.

We've discussed how these cameras have their fair-share of trade-offs.  But which one seems to have the reputation for ticking the most your opinion.  Your comments will be even more valuable if you've experienced more than one of these.


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