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 5 recent travel zooms from Canon.

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
from $274
Zoom Great zoom Help
40x
Thickness Thin Help
1.4"
Popularity Very popular Help
Among snapsort users

Learn more about the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
from $259
Zoom Great zoom Help
25x
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Screen size Large screen Help
3"

Learn more about the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
from $209
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Screen size Large screen Help
3"
Size Really small Help
Compact (100×58×23 mm)

Learn more about the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
from $159
Wide angle Wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Size Really small Help
Compact (95×57×24 mm)
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens

Learn more about the Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

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Panasonic

Snapsort has found 2 recent travel zooms from Panasonic.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)
Movie format Shoots UHD movies Help
UHD @ 30fps
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,040k dots

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
Light sensitivity High ISO Help
25,600 ISO
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
50 fps
True resolution High true resolution Help
20 MP

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

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Nikon

Snapsort has found 2 recent travel zooms from Nikon.

Nikon Coolpix A900
Nikon Coolpix A900
from $299
Movie format Shoots UHD movies Help
UHD @ 30fps
Zoom Great zoom Help
35x
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies

Learn more about the Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A300
Nikon Coolpix A300
from $137
Size Really small Help
Super compact (96×58×20 mm)
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens
Thickness Thin Help
0.8"

Learn more about the Nikon Coolpix A300

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Sony

Snapsort has found 1 recent travel zoom from Sony.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
from $338
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-HX80

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Olympus

Snapsort has found 1 recent travel zoom from Olympus.

Olympus Stylus SH-3
Olympus Stylus SH-3
from $334
Movie format Shoots UHD movies Help
UHD @ 15fps
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Battery life Great battery life Help
380 shots

Learn more about the Olympus Stylus SH-3

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