Nikon zoom in with P520 and L820 superzoom bridge cameras

Two new superzoom bridge cameras from Nikon will be snooping their way onto paparazzi wish-lists following today's unveiling of the Nikon Coolpix P520 and Coolpix L820. Looking first at the P520, it's an 18MP snapper using a BSI CMOS sensor,…

Olympus SP-820UZ 40x zoom bridge camera revealed

Olympus have lifted the covers off the latest entry to their Traveller series of cameras, the Olympus SP-820UZ. A bridge camera boasting a 40x optical zoom, it starts with a focal length equivalent to 22.4mm (with the zoom extending to…

The HD video capturing Sony Cyber-shot HX1

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We saw a hybrid from Samsung yesterday but the Sony Cyber-shot HX1 is the first bridge model I’ve seen for a while. Sitting pretty with a 3-inch tilt LCD, a 9.1-megapixel Exmor sensor and a hefty 20x zoom, it’s easy to see why frustrated compact users might look to it as the next step up.

It records full HD video footage at…