Sixteen customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good zoom. Good Gear Guide.com.au said “42x optical zoom” . Good Gear Guide.com.au also mentioned “Zoom ottico 42x, buon grandangolo 24mm, autofocus abbastanza veloce e preciso, modalit macro a 0 cm", prezzo interessante per una superzoom” in their review. Good Gear Guide.com.au also said “Zoom Framing Assist” in their review.
Three people agreed that this digital camera had a good lens. D Deacon mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Overall this camera's claim to fame is that it offers a long lens at a cheap price” . Amazon Customer wrote “Its much easier to grab this camera and take a quick snap than to choose the correct lens for your SLR” . Jack Percival he said in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS on Amazon “On the shooting itself the 16MP combined with decent sized sensor and lens produces nice”.
Two owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Allstr8talk wrote on Walmart.com “It complicates framing and focusing, especially in bright sunlight” in their review of this digital camera. One customer concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Video performance is excellent and this is where the image stabilization really works well”.