Flux Slider is a CSS3 animation based image transition framework, inspired in part by Nivo Slider jQuery plugin.
The aim is to use hardware acceleration where possible to improve performance on less powerful devices, such as mobiles & tablets.
Also Flux Slider Wordpress plugin is avalibale too.
mlens is a jQuery plugin that simplifies creating this magnifying glass functionality so much.
It has some parameters like the shape of the lens (circle or square), lens size and the options for customizing the border.
Also Picbox WordPress plugin is now available.
WOW Slider is a jQuery image slider with stunning visual effects (Blur, Flip, Blast, Fly, Blinds, Squares, Slices, Basic, Fade, Ken Burns, Stack, Stack vertical and Basic linear) and tons of professionally made templates.