Nikon COOLPIX S32 Reference Manual

Using the Zoom

Using the Zoom

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Using the Zoom

When you press the multi selector 

HI, the zoom lens 

position changes.
• To zoom in closer to the subject: Press H (telephoto)

• To zoom out and view a larger area: Press I (wide-angle)

When you turn the camera on, the zoom moves to the 
maximum wide-angle position.

• A zoom indicator is displayed in the monitor when the multi 

selector 

HI is pressed.

• If you press H when the camera is zoomed 

in to the maximum optical zoom position, 
you can use the digital zoom to magnify the 
image further by up to about 4×.

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Digital Zoom and Interpolation

While using digital zoom, the image quality decreases due to interpolation depending on the image 
size and the amount of digital zoom magnification.

When using digital zoom, we recommend reducing the image size in A Photo size under 
C Choose a size in order to minimize image deterioration (A 49).

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Zoom indicator

Maximum 

optical zoom

Digital zoom 

enabled

Optical 
zoom

Digital 
zoom