Nikon's P530 is a basic bridge camera with a good range of manual options. There's also a 42x optical zoom range, but other specifications, such as the screen, have been simplified.
Nikon's basic bridge camera could perhaps do with more tricks up its sleeve, but its 26x zoom lens performs well.
Olympus has introduced a new bridge camera, the first to feature "dot-sight" technology.
CES 2014 Samsung has refreshed its compact camera line-up at this year's CES, including a 60x optical zoom bridge camera. All of the new models feature Wi-Fi and NFC.
Updated Sony has placed its excellent RX100 II sensor inside a premium, compact body. Could this be the ultimate bridge camera?
Sony has placed a large (one inch), 20.2 million pixel sensor inside a bridge style camera called the RX10.
The Panasonic FZ72 has the world's longest zoom range for a bridge camera at a whopping 60x (that's equivalent to 20-1200mm in 35mm terms). But what else does it deliver?
Nikon's latest bridge camera is a chunky beast - but then again, it's equipped with a huge 42x optical zoom, so you'd expect it to be.
Fujifilm has introduced a new bridge camera, the Finepix S8400W, featuring a 44x optical zoom.
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