Samsung emphasizes the zoom on their newest budget mainstream model. And while the 52x optical zoom is pretty impressive, there's not too much else to boast about. The extra zoom sacrifices a little bit of quality at with 720p recording, but higher quality models generally come in at a higher price point as well. It does, however, have manual focus and a one-touch sharing feature. This would be a consideration for the shopper on a budget looking for a camcorder that can get in close and then upload to YouTube quickly.