Travel zoom cameras are a compromise between a superzoom and ultra compact. Most ultra compacts offer very little in the way of zoom and most super-zooms offer little in the way of pocketability. The travel zoom fits in between - offering a small compact size and great zoom at the same time. The travel zoom class is one of the most versatile, providing rich functionality, such as wide angle lenses, GPS and good optical zoom and the convenience of a small package. For most people the travel zoom class offers the perfect compromise and is a great place to start your digital camera search.

Snapsort's definition of a travel zoom camera is any compact camera (who's definition is based on the size of the camera) that has at least 8x optical zoom.

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Recent Travel zooms by manufacturer

Here is an overview of the manufacturers of travel zooms, the most popular shown first.

Canon

Snapsort has found 13 recent travel zooms from Canon.

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
from $265
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
922k dots
Popularity Very popular Help
Among snapsort users
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light

Learn more about the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
from $300
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
240 fps
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
922k dots

Learn more about the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
from $159
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Size Really small Help
Compact (100×58×23 mm)
Screen size Large screen Help
3"

Learn more about the Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
from $199
Zoom Great zoom Help
18x
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
922k dots
Screen size Large screen Help
3"

Learn more about the Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

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Panasonic

Snapsort has found 6 recent travel zooms from Panasonic.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
from $251
Zoom Great zoom Help
30x
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
from $298
Zoom Great zoom Help
30x
Wide angle Wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,040k dots

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45
from $193
Zoom Great zoom Help
20x
Wide angle Wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,040k dots

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10
from $79
Wide angle Wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Screen size Large screen Help
3"
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

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Sony

Snapsort has found 7 recent travel zooms from Sony.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
from $398
Zoom Great zoom Help
30x
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look

Learn more about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
from $298
Zoom Great zoom Help
30x
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Wide angle Wide angle lens Help
24 mm

Learn more about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
from $170
Zoom Great zoom Help
20x
Light sensitivity High ISO Help
12,800 ISO
Size Really small Help
Compact (96×55×26 mm)

Learn more about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
from $130
Size Really small Help
Super compact (92×52×22 mm)
Screen size Large screen Help
3"
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
10 fps

Learn more about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

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Nikon

Snapsort has found 5 recent travel zooms from Nikon.

Nikon Coolpix S9900
Nikon Coolpix S9900
from $219
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
921k dots
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies

Learn more about the Nikon Coolpix S9900

Nikon Coolpix S810c
Nikon Coolpix S810c
from $289
Screen size Large screen Help
3.5"
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Screen type OLED Screen Help
Bright and vivid

Learn more about the Nikon Coolpix S810c

Nikon Coolpix S7000
Nikon Coolpix S7000
from $197
Zoom Great zoom Help
20x
Screen size Large screen Help
3"
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens

Learn more about the Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S6900
Nikon Coolpix S6900
from $106
Screen size Large screen Help
3"
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
9 fps

Learn more about the Nikon Coolpix S6900

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Olympus

Snapsort has found 2 recent travel zooms from Olympus.

Olympus Stylus SH-2
Olympus Stylus SH-2
from $211
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Battery life Great battery life Help
380 shots
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light

Learn more about the Olympus Stylus SH-2

Olympus Stylus SH-1
Olympus Stylus SH-1
from $216
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
240 fps
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons

Learn more about the Olympus Stylus SH-1

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