Bridge Cameras: Compare features & prices

Use our simple tick-box choosing tool to select the features you want in a camera - this will then display the models with those features. Keen photographers should also check out the Which? reviews of digital SLR cameras.

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Which? have rated the key areas of performance for Bridge Cameras.

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  • Image quality
  • Video quality
  • Ease of use

Find the latest models

We test all the latest models of bridge cameras as they become available.

Launch date Older models may be harder to track down - but you may find a bargain. Test programmes and key features change over time but we re-evaluate results for older models to make them as comparable as possible with newer models.

Select year and launch season

Recently tested The most recently tested models. New models will be more widely available, older models may be harder to track down - but you may find a bargain.

Camera type

Superzoom bridge cameras have advanced controls and massive zooms in a large body. High-end compact bridge cameras offer advanced controls in a smaller camera.

Superzoom or compact? Sort for the type of bridge camera you want. Each has advanced controls, but superzooms are large with big zooms. Compact bridge cameras are smaller but zoom is very limited.

Choose the type of bridge camera you're interested in

Megapixels

Resolution, measured in megapixels, determines how much you can enlarge your pictures before losing detail.

Megapixels High resolutions help you enlarge your prints or zoom and crop your photos when digitally editing.

High resolutions help you enlarge your prints or zoom and crop your photos when digitally editing.

RAW shooting

RAW files preserve more information and have less in-camera processing, which is helpful if you edit your digital photos.

RAW shooting RAW files capture images with less in-camera processing, giving you more editing options with your photographs.

Choose a bridge camera that offer RAW photo capture as well as Jpeg

Zoom and wide angle

Select the zoom magnification you would like. The smaller the wide angle number, the more you can fit into shot.

Viewfinder

Choose a camera with an electronic or optical viewfinder to hold to your eye.

What type of viewfinder the camera has Electronic viewfinders offer small replicas of the rear LCD screen, letting you preview picture settings. Optical viewfinders on bridge cameras are more basic small windows to look through.

Choose whether you want a camera with an electronic LCD viewfinder, a more basic optical viewfinder, or none at all

Video mode

Some bridge cameras can record high definition video. 1080p video has more detail than 720p, though both are better than standard definition.

Whether the camera can record high definition (HD) or standard definition videos. 720p and 1080p are both high definition recording resolutions, though 1080p, or 'full-HD' is more detailed.

Whether the camera can record high definition (HD) or standard definition videos.

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Add this product to the comparison basket Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 Panasonic
Lumix DMC-FZ62

Aug 2012
£199.99
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Add this product to the comparison basket Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Fujifilm
FinePix HS30 EXR

Mar 2012
£199.99
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Add this product to the comparison basket Nikon Coolpix P530 Nikon
Coolpix P530

Jul 2014
£199.00
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Add this product to the comparison basket Canon Powershot SX700 HS Canon
Powershot SX700 HS

Jul 2014
£196.79
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Add this product to the comparison basket Nikon Coolpix P520 Nikon
Coolpix P520

Jan 2013
£189.99
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Add this product to the comparison basket Olympus XZ-1 Olympus
XZ-1

Jan 2011
£174.99
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Add this product to the comparison basket Fujifilm FinePix S9200 Fujifilm
Finepix S9200

Jan 2014
£174.50
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Add this product to the comparison basket Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic
Lumix DMC-LF1

Jun 2013
£173.99
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Add this product to the comparison basket Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 Fujifilm
FinePix SL1000

Jan 2013
£172.99
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Add this product to the comparison basket Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Canon
PowerShot SX500 IS

Sep 2012
£164.99
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