Updated on 2 August 2013 by

We looked at the top digital cameras released over the last year to bring you this list of the best bridge cameras under $300, and all of which are highly rated by the top digital camera reviewers from around the web. Also, this list of the best bridge cameras is narrowed down to those which basically bridge the functionalities and features of digital single-lens reflex cameras (DSLRs, i.e., professional cameras) and point-and-shoot cameras (consumer cameras). Some of the best Bridge cameras coming from brands like Nikon, Panasonic and Fujifilm under $300 support features like up to 14 Megapixel camera and HD video recording.


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Nikon Coolpix L840
Fujifilm FinePix S1
Nikon Coolpix P530
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H400
Fujifilm FinePix S9200
Nikon Coolpix L840
Fujifilm FinePix S1
Nikon Coolpix P530
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H400
Fujifilm FinePix S9200
$209 - $300
$270 - $500
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Release Date
May 2015
Mar 2014
Feb 2014
Mar 2014
Mar 2014
Camera Type
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
Optical Zoom
38.0 x
50.0 x
41.7 x
63.3 x
50.0 x
Resolution
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CCD
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
Average Rating
 4.0 stars
 3.8 stars
 4.2 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.5 stars

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