Updated on 2 August 2013 by

Our survey of top digital cameras released over the last year brings you this list of the best bridge cameras under $400, and all of which are highly rated by the top digital camera reviewers from around the web. Additionally, this list of the best bridge cameras is filtered by the ones 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 Canon and Nikon under $400 support features like HD video recording and electronic viewfinders.


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Nikon Coolpix P900
Olympus Stylus SP-100
Fujifilm FinePix S9400W
Sony DSC-H200
Pentax X-5
Nikon Coolpix P900
Olympus Stylus SP-100
Fujifilm FinePix S9400W
Sony DSC-H200 Digital Camera
Pentax X-5 Digital Camera
$360 - $1,350
$400
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Release Date
Apr 2015
Jul 2014
Mar 2014
Jan 2013
Aug 2012
Camera Type
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
SLR-like (bridge)
Standard Point and Shoot, SLR-like (bridge)
Standard Point and Shoot, SLR-like (bridge)
Optical Zoom
83.3 x
50.0 x
50.0 x
26.4 x
26.0 x
Resolution
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
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
7.66 mm
Average Rating
 3.9 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.6 stars
 3.9 stars
Focus
70% Positive
30% Negative
Image Quality
42% Positive
58% Negative
Look and Feel
25% Positive
75% Negative
Connectivity
100% Positive
Display
75% Positive
25% Negative

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